Women and girls make up nearly half of the 258 million people worldwide who have crossed international borders to escape danger or pursue opportunity. Amidst unprecedented levels of forced displacement – with 68.5 million people driven from their homes by the end of 2017 – about half of refugees, too, are women and girls.
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Refugees & IDPs
9 September 2018UNHCR
Founder Samira Harnish, an Iraqi immigrant, is named Nansen Award regional finalist from the Americas.