Resource: World Refugee Day information
Website contains information on World Refugee Day, events happening in Canada, and a downloadable awareness-raising poster.
Resource: Worldwide Community of Resettled Refugees
Website provides a place for refugees to share resettlement stories, find friends, and connect with one another.
News: UNHCR Releases Video Campaign for World Refugee Day
The new “Dilemmas” video series by UNHCR details how refugees were forced to make the agonizing decision to flee their homes. The associated campaign asks viewers to answer the questions: If conflict threatened your family, what would you do? Stay and risk your lives? Or try to flee, and risk kidnap, rape or torture?
Resource: Sexual and Gender-based Violence against Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Guidelines for Prevention and Response
These guidelines offer practical advice on how to design strategies and carry out activities aimed at preventing and responding to sexual and gender-based violence perpetrated against refugee women.