WiRL First Anniversary Members' Event, 12 July 2022

WiRL held its first anniversary members' event on 12 July 2022 where members identified priorities for refugee women from their sector, discipline, region and perspectives and considered how WiRL might contribute to addressing these priorities in its second year.

Read the summary note of the anniversary event (PDF).

WiRL Conference, 30 November 2021

The first Women in Refugee Law (WiRL) network conference took place on 30 November 2021 and brought together academics, activists and practitioners to discuss key questions in asylum, refugee and human rights law.

Read a summary of the conference (PDF).

View the speakers' biographies and abstracts for the panels (PDF).

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WiRL Roundtable, 4 May 2021

On 4 May 2021, a Roundtable was organised to launch the network. Twenty-one participants from European countries, Australia and the USA attended, including academics, asylum-seeking and refugee women, activists, advocates, and representatives of UNHCR, NGOs and the legal profession. Participants brainstormed and identified research questions and areas of contemporary significance for the protection of refugee women, before proposing steps for taking the initiative forward. The Roundtable was informed by a Concept Note (PDF)

View the Summary Note of the Roundtable (PDF)

Women in Refugee Law network

A network to centre refugee women in international law, policy and practice.

Global Crime, Justice and Security Research Group

A forum for research activity in the field of financial crime, criminal justice and procedure, serious organised crime and cyber security.

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