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We need to ensure protection of women seeking asylum – #IWD2016

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Press Release

Tuesday 8 Mar 2016

Independent MEP, Nessa Childers welcomed the vote in Strasbourg today on the need to adapt refugees’ facilities and asylum procedures to the specific needs of women. For this year’s International Women’s Day, the European Parliament focused on the situation of women refugees. Fleeing war and conflicts in their home countries, women and young girls are exposed to various risks and are among the most vulnerable. Read More