Comment: 2nd draft of Global Compact on Refugees

With regard to the second traft of the Global Compact on Refugees, published earlier this month, Women Refugee Route’s Advocacy Team has come up with a set of comments and questions. Second Draft GCR Comments WRR_EW The second draft of the global compact, which was issued by UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi […]

Season’s Greetings & 2017 Recap

Our latest newsletter is out, featuring some of the milestones in 2017. The WRR team sends you the best wishes for the new year and joyful holidays. Stay tuned… Read more

Award: Mina Jaf receives Women of Europe Award 2017

  Women are not here to follow – We are here to lead! On Wednesday, 29 November 2017, Mina Jaf was awarded the Women of Europe Award 2017 in the category “Women in Youth Activism”. The awards are organised by the European Movement International and the European Women’s Lobby, and are handed out annually to honour women […]

Event: How Europe takes forward Refugee Compacts – A girl child perspective

Women and girls who flee conflict, crisis and natural disasters, or who migrate for other reasons, such as domestic violence or poverty, face specific threats, including human trafficking, exploitation and sexual violence and a denial of their basic human rights. Yet there is a lack of interest and understanding for the specific situation of women […]