Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children

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The Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children "was established in 1989 to address the particular needs of refugee and displaced women and children. The Women's Commission is legally part of the International Rescue Committee, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Women's Commission receives no direct financial support from the IRC." [1]

"The Commission was founded in 1989 by Liv Ullmann, Catherine O'Neill, Susan Martin and others." [2]


Board of Directors 2005

Founding Director Emerita

Founding Chair

Chairs Emeritae

Source (for all staff)


Web: http://www.womenscommission.org
  1. Arthur C. Helton Human Rights Award, American Immigration Lawyers Association, accessed August 24, 2009.