We must protect women and girls during crises

By Babatunde Osotimehin 22 June 2015
Originally posted on Devex

Syrian women and girls register with the United Nations refugee agency upon arrival at Arsal in Lebanon. More women than before are fleeing conflict, persecution and poverty. In today’s crises, it is women and girls who are paying the highest price. Photo by: M. Hofer / UNHCR / CC BY-NC

Recent news stories and reports testify to a horrifying reality for women and girls caught in crisis situations. From rape to child marriage to sexual slavery, [...]