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Refugee Women

What Refugee Women Teach Us About Resilience

Lynette Wallworth | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact
Lynette Wallworth

None of these women are fragile. Given what they've been through, that is what is remarkable about them and that is why they are in the artwork.

Sabrina Siddiqui

D.C. Nonprofit Helps Immigrant, Low-Income Women Start Businesses

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Two years ago, Paulette Mpouma, a Cameroon refugee and working mother of four, enrolled in classes at non-profit organization Empowered ...

Strong Girls, Powerful Women: It's Time To Give Refugee Girls a Chance

Sarah Costa | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Sarah Costa

On this World Refugee Day, I have in front of me the faces of the young refugee girls the Women's Refugee Commission met on a recent visit to Ethiopia...

Voices from Dadaab: the Daily Struggle to Cook a Meal

Erin Patrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Erin Patrick

This summer I traveled to the Dadaab region in Kenya, where three refugee camps -- among the largest in the world -- host nearly 300,000 refugees.