Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

A humanitarian and human rights crisis is rapidly unfolding in Afghanistan as the country once again falls under Taliban rule. The lives of human rights activists, particularly women’s rights defenders, are at risk.

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The Lantern Tour

Tickets are on sale NOW for The Lantern Tour: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families! The annual concert series returns October 2021 with an amazing lineup of music legends, including Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Gaby Moreno, Amy Helm, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, and Thao. Tickets are selling fast! Buy yours now.


Welcome With Dignity

WRC joined dozens of national and regional immigrant and refugee rights organizations and other advocates to launch Welcome With Dignity, a landmark national campaign to transform how the United States welcomes people seeking asylum. Join us by pledging to welcome with dignity.


WRC in the News

In The New York Times, WRC's Katharina Obser discusses reports of violence against Haitian migrants by US Border Patrol agents at the US-Mexico border.


Advancing gender equality and promoting resilience across humanitarian response can transform the lives of refugee women, children, and youth.


Gender Equality

The Women's Refugee Commission advocates for gender equality across humanitarian response to ensure equal access and opportunity for all, increase dignity and well-being, and promote long-term self-reliance.

Resilience-Based Approaches

We advocate for approaches in humanitarian response that build the resilience of refugee women, children, and youth by strengthening and investing in their assets, skills, and capacities.

Measurement and Learning

Our system of internal accountability at WRC measures our successes and challenges in achieving our strategic priorities of gender equality and resilience-based approaches.