08 March 2012

March 8: International Women's Day

Here's a round-up of some of the forced migration-related resources that commemorate International Women's Day:

Call for Women Seeking Asylum to be Protected from Violence on International Women’s Day (Refugee Council UK, March 2012) [access]

Celebrating International Women's Day (World Bridge Blog, March 2012) [access]
- Photo essay.

Gender Equality, Nationality Laws and Statelessness (UNHCR, 2012) [access]
- See background note, testimonials and a press release.

A Priceless Investment: Protecting and Empowering Refugee Women and Girls (Women's Refugee Commission Blog, March 2012) [text]

Survivors, Protectors, Providers: Refugee Women Speak Out (UNHCR, 2011) [text]
- This report was launched today. Background information related to this project is available here.

UNRWA Celebrates International Women's Day (UNRWA, March 2012) [text]

[Photo credit: "Inauguration Ceremony of the World Conference of the International Women’s Year, Mexico June 1975," UN Photo/B Lane (UN, March 2012)]

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