Human Wrongs Watch

June 2018 (UN Women)* — Today, 50 per cent of refugees uprooted from their homes from conflict, persecution or natural disasters are women and girls. This translates to more than 11 million refugee women and girls.

Razor blade: not just for a clean shave, but a life saving tool to cut umbilical cords.

During times of crisis, their specific needs and voices are often neglected. Below are just some of the objects that give women and girls agency and secure their health, dignity and rights.

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Bucket: Not just for the Ice Bucket Challenge,  but a means to fetch water
Laptop: Not just a matter of Mac versus PC, but an opportunity to give women independence by learning new skills
A flashlight: Not just for camping in the summer, but a means for women i walk in safety at night
Sanitary Pads: Not just an option of with or without wings, but a necessity for women and girls' health and dignity
Cell phone: Not just to send gifs and emojis, but used for outreach to end gender based violence