Hear Us: the experiences of refugee and asylum-seeking women during the pandemic 

July 2020

The Sisters Not Strangers coalition surveyed 115 refugee and asylum-seeking women about how they have survived during the pandemic. Women who were already living in poverty before the outbreak, told us that they had been made even more vulnerable to hunger and ill health.

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Gendered Considerations in the Asylum System During COVID-19: Guidance for organisations supporting asylum-seeking and refugee women

June 2020

This guidance has been designed for frontline refugee sector organisations continuing to support asylum-seeking and refugee women during COVID-19. It has been produced in response to a need articulated across the sector for direction in adapting services in a way that mitigates gendered harm. 

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In support of Black Lives Matter

June 2020

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Policy Briefing: Forced migration, SGBV and COVID-19 

May 2020

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Research: Forced migration, SGBV and COVID-19 

May 2020

This joint research explores the ways in which the COVID-19 crisis has impacted forced migrant survivors of SGBV. The research - which was conducted across 5 countries through interviews with 52 survivors and 45 organisations - offers specific recommendations on how to mitigate the negative impacts of the crisis on survivors. 

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