Fri, 07/03/2014 - 11:24
The International Rescue Committee's Vision Not Victim Project enabled adolescent girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo to envision a positive future for themselves, and by sharing their ambitions, create change in their lives and...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 10:27
The threat of sexual violence is the number one fear for women and girls caught up in the Central African Republic crisis, the International Rescue Committee said today, as it released findings of an emergency assessment it just conducted in the...
Thu, 06/03/2014 - 17:22
“My hopes in life are to open more branches of my salon, so that they would become a school where I can teach some young girls like myself. Or for those who already have skills, they could be employed.” Juliet Nerea, 20, has...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 12:01
The International Rescue Committee and our Syrian partners have reached close to 1 million people in need inside Syria with medical care, medicine, clean water, sanitation, education, and emergency items. The IRC recently began providing food...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 10:11
Over the past decade, the International Rescue Committee has been working with communities and tribal and cultural leaders in northern Uganda to reduce violence against women and girls and increase accountability of perpetrators. I recently visited...
Wed, 05/03/2014 - 09:39
NAIROBI, Kenya — The International Rescue Committee is scaling up its emergency response in South Sudan as the United Nations raises its emergency response to Level Three, only the third crisis in the world to receive this designation....
Thu, 27/02/2014 - 16:29
DOMIZ CAMP, IRAQ - When Dila*, 14, crossed the border from war-torn Syria into neighbouring Iraq in January, she had no one to look after her. No family member accompanied her on the steel barge that crossed the brown waters of the Khabour...
Sat, 22/02/2014 - 17:58
Humanitarian, Human Rights and Peace Groups welcome unanimous Security Council Resolution demanding unhindered humanitarian access across conflict lines and borders, urge swift implementation A coalition of 17 international Humanitarian, Human...
Thu, 20/02/2014 - 15:09
By Rebecca Gang BEIRUT, Lebanon—Layla’s* life changed forever in a single day. This time last year, her home outside Damascus was destroyed during fighting in the Syrian civil war; she lost her husband and two brothers. Layla was left...
Thu, 20/02/2014 - 11:43
One million people in the Central African Republic have been uprooted from their homes due to extreme violence. The International Rescue Committee is providing emergency assistance in camps in the capital city of Bangui, where people made homeless...

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