07 November 2014

Thematic Focus: Women


Research Study Seeks Data about Gender-based Refugee Determinations World-wide [info]
- Contribute case law to this research study.

Solutions for Enhancing Refugee Girls’ Access to Education [info]
- Add your voice to the next UNHCR Ideas Challenge.


The Continuity of Risk: A Three-city Study of Congolese Women-at-risk Resettled in the U.S. (University of Texas at Austin & North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Sept. 2014) [text]

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Gender-Based Violence Prevention Programs with Refugees in Chad, Malaysia, and Uganda (U.S. Department of State, Oct. 2014) [access]
- Follow link for key findings and links to individual evaluation reports.

Gender in Refugee Law: From the Margins to the Centre, London, 29 Sept. 2014 [info]
- Follow link for overview of this book launch event.

General Recommendation No. 32 on the Gender-related Dimensions of Refugee Status, Asylum, Nationality and Statelessness of Women, UN Doc. No. CEDAW/C/GC/32 (UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Nov. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related UNHCR press release.

Improving the Protection of Internally Displaced Women: Assessing Progress and Challenges (Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, Oct. 2014) [text]

Overlooked among 50 Million Displaced Worldwide, Women and Girls Lose Out (IPI Global Observatory, Oct. 2014) [text]
- Interview with Women's Refugee Commission in advance of Security Council Open Debate indicated below.

Rethinking Women and Forced Migration, New York, 9 Oct. 2014 [access]
- Follow link for video of the panel discussion held in advance of Security Council Open Debate indicated below.

Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, "Displaced Women and Girls: Leaders and Survivors", New York, 28 Oct. 2014 [info]
- See also a concept paper prepared by the Argentina Presidency of the Security Council, Oct. 2014, the Presidential Statement issued at the end of the day-long debate, a summary of the debate from the ICRtoP blog, and a press release from UN Women.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Gender Issues (8 Oct. 2014)

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