Displaced refugee children in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. CREDIT: Julien Harneis (CC)
The Needs of Refugee Women and Children in the Global Humanitarian Crisis
Executive director Sarah Costa explains the work of the Women's Refugee Commission, and discusses the current crisis. The numbers are staggering: one in 122 people across the world have been forced to flee, and the majority are women and children. The average length of displacement is 20 years. What can be done?