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Women Facing war

 Author: Charlotte Lindsey  Category: Books (Others), Books at the Centre  Publisher: International Committee of the Red Cross  Published: May 20, 2024

The importance of drawing attention to the protection of women in situations of armed conflict cannot be overstated. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has always been concerned by the situation of women, and in recent years has made extra efforts to ensure that their needs are being consistently met throughout ICRC activities. This commitment was reflected in a specific “pledge” made by the ICRC at the 27th International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference in 1999.