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10 Oct 2018 description

Between May 2016 and September 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster, with technical support from the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC), developed and delivered a 2 stage project in 5 different countries targeted at supporting opportunities for women’s equal and meaningful participation in camp governance structures.

10 Oct 2018 description

As part of a global-level project aiming at reducing gender-based violence (GBV) risks in camps and camp-like settings, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Global Cluster sought to understand how women’s participation in governance structures could contribute to reducing risks of GBV. Increasing women’s participation is an important path to improving gender equality and women’s empowerment.

10 Oct 2018 description

This report outlines findings from an endline study conducted in September 2017, to explore what change, if any, had occurred in how women and girls participate in the camp life and camp governance and how they relate to their perceptions of safety, as a result of these pilot strategies.

At the time of the endline study, Bentiu PoC site hosted 115,020 IDPs (20,067 households), of whom females made up 50 percent and children under 5 made up 38 percent of the total population.

19 Mar 2018 description

This baseline report outlines key findings from the assessment conducted in Bentiu Protection of Civilian site (PoC) in Unity State, South Sudan by IOM, collected between June 27 and July 15, 2016. The assessment set out to map existing governance structures in Bentiu PoC and learn how displaced men, women, and various at-risk groups, including adolescent girls and women and girls with disabilities, currently participate in camp life and camp decision making processes.

27 Oct 2016 description

War Child launches a guide to sexual and gender-based violence legal protection in acute emergencies

14 Feb 2015 description
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I’m Here: Adolescent Girls in Emergencies is a resource for emergency response staff. It outlines an operational approach and recommendations that can help humanitarian sectors be more accountable to adolescent girls from the start of an emergency.

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19 Apr 2013 description

Women's Refugee Commission urges that displaced persons with disabilities be recognized for their capacities and determination to overcome the odds

29 Feb 2012 description

Lessons learned from national-level efforts in Haiti, Uganda and South Sudan

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