• Reports on Livelihoods

    Peter Biro

    Research & Resources

    Reports on Cash and Livelihoods

    Cash and Livelihoods

    Our cash and livelihoods program works to ensure that displaced women and girls have safe economic opportunities to meet their basic needs, to recover from crisis and conflict, and to achieve self-reliance.

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    Rebuilding Lives: Refugee Economic Opportunities in a New Land

    While only a small percentage of refugees from around the world get resettled to a third country each year, much can be learned from them about the services that were available to them during displacement and how those services assisted or failed to assist with integration and adjustment to their new country. In July 2007, the Women's Commission visited the International Rescue Committee's (IRC) resettlement program in San Diego, California, studying the provision of and preparation for economic opportunities for resettled refugees.

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    Build the Peace: Creating Economic Opportunities in Post-Conflict Liberia

    As part of a three-year research project focused on promoting economic opportunities, often referred to as "livelihoods," for displaced women and youth, the Women's Commission undertook a field trip to Liberia to get an overview of economic interventions developed in the context of refugee and internally displaced person (IDP)return.

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