News: The Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children is changing their name to The Women’s Refugee Commission.
The Women’s Refugee Commission is a US-based advocacy organization that seeks to: “improve the lives and defend the rights of refugee women and children, including the internally displaced, returnees and asylum seekers” and works in:
- Assessing and monitoring the situation of refugee women and children through research, field visits and consultation
- Identifying and documenting the widely overlooked problems and issues that affect refugee women and children
- Developing and promoting policies and practices that will lead to real on-the-ground change by advocating to policy makers, key organizations, donors and the public to ensure their implementation.
Source: Women’s Refugee Commission ‘About Us’.