Topics Archives: Special Topics: Children

Refugee Women and Girls

Special Populations

Special populations Asylum Access provides direct assistance to over 10,000 refugees annually. Under international law, refugees are those who, owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted... Read More
Sandra ten Zijthoff Refugee Women

Focus on Women

80% of refugees are women and children. Most remain in first countries of refuge in Africa, Asia and Latin America, living in camps or urban centers. This brochure summarizes the specific risks... Read More
Colombian refugees Sandra ten Zijthoff
Client Story

Andrew’s Story

His name is Andrew, but he could be called Edwin, Nelson or Hector. The first time I saw him, it took about an hour – an hour that I spent with him, drawing on a blackboard while one of our legal advocates... Read More