Equitable vaccine distribution represents one of the most challenging, vexatious political issues facing UN member states in 2021. Governments that can afford large-scale purchases have already contracted the lion’s share of vaccine production for their own use. But they have left the rest of the world, where there is limited capability to manufacture and deliver vaccines, high and dry.
Marking the end of the international campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, this highly interactive virtual conference will bring together women refugees from around the world at a critical moment, leading discussions on topics of gender-based violence
In this feature, WRMC President Fen Hampson discusses our partnership with GIRWL as well as our work to develop a series of online, secure communication and engagement platforms for refugees.
Read the final report from our virtual conference with the Global Independent Refugee Women Leaders (GIRWL) network on June 9, 2020.
Women and girls are the most vulnerable members of refugee and migrant communities worldwide. They also represent the vast majority of world’s refugee and migrant populations. During the COVID crisis, many of their basic needs have gone unmet as humanitarian aid organizations and health workers have been forced to retract or suspend service delivery because […]