Thu, 13/03/2014 - 23:16
"It was soothing to be able to express ourselves with no fear. To discuss what happened to us and why we left our homes gave us strength." Watch Samara's* story. She fled Dera, Syria over a year ago and has since been living as a...
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 12:01
On the third anniversary of conflict, let us stand #WithSyria. Watch this film, narrated by Idris Elba with exclusive music from Elbow. #WithSyria is a coalition of over 120 humanitarian and human rights groups calling for this to be the last...
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 08:28
12 Mar 2014 - As conflict in Syria approaches fourth year, the IRC highlights figures that show the dangers women and girls are facing – from hazardous births to forced marriage.   • In 2014 alone the IRC estimates that 22,550...
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 12:53
Beginning March 13, the International Rescue Committee will be supporting and contributing to a global campaign called #WithSyria to mark the third anniversary of the start of the Syrian conflict. Along with over 50 other nongovernmental...
Mon, 10/03/2014 - 10:23
As the crisis in South Sudan escalates, the International Rescue Committee continues to ramp up its emergency response throughout eastern Africa. The IRC's Sophia Jones-Mwangi recently returned from the capital, Juba, where she spoke with 19-...
Sat, 08/03/2014 - 08:00
On International Women’s Day 2014, the IRC is proud to celebrate its first year working successfully to promote women’s protection and empowerment in Somalia. Over 20 years of violent conflict and recurrent climatic shocks, like the...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 17:15
By Diana Trimiño 2014 will see International Women’s Day focus on “Equality for women is progress for all”: a day to reflect on the progress we have achieved, to call for further change and to celebrate ordinary women who...
Fri, 07/03/2014 - 12:56
"If I stand tall it is because I stand on the shoulders of giants. Irish women before me pushed to keep their jobs after getting married, they fought for equal pay for equal work and for many other rights. However, many woman remain...
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...

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