Protection of refugee women in Dadaab

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Resolution number: 
12
May 1999
Whereas: 
  1. The UNHCR has a program providing firewood to refugees in Dadaab camp;
  2. This program has been instrumental in reducing the incidences of rape of refugee women when they go out to collect firewood;
  3. Funding for this program ends in June 1999;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR urge Canada to provide funding for the continuation of the firewood program for Dadaab, Kenya.

 

Subject: 
Working Group: 
Overseas Protection and Resettlement