Women and girls

Forced to flee: What it means to be a woman refugee

Women refugees tell their shocking stories of fleeing from war and persecution in search of safety.

In their own voices: Syrian women refugees speak

Two Syrian women refugees who fled to Jordan describe how war has changed everything for their families and their future.

Video: Refugee stories from the frontline

Watch video testimonies from refugee women fleeing from conflict in Syria and Afghanistan.

In her own voice: A Syrian woman refugee’s story

A Syrian woman refugee describes the terrible experiences that conflict has brought to her, her family, and her country.

‘Listen to the women’: event in support of women refugees

CARE and Women for Refugee Women are hosting an evening of refugee women’s testimonies in London on 13 September 2016.

Syrian refugees: A journey through mud, fire and cold

The compelling first-hand story of one young woman’s flight from the conflict in Syria to the Balkans and Europe.

Water and women’s rights in Ethiopia: Fatuma’s story

If you’re curious about the connection between clean water and women’s rights, meet Fatuma.

UK aid: Dreams of education become a reality

"No one can understand the pain I had... seeing my daughters not attending school and doing only household chores. I had to hide my tears from my husband and children."