On this episode of 15 Minutes to Change the World, we speak with Najeeba Wazefadost and Bárbara Romero, two of the five co-founders of Global Independent Refugee Women Leaders (GIRWL). They share their personal stories as refugees and insights on how COVID-19 is affecting refugee communities and internally displaced persons around the world.

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Refugee women making masks in Uganda

For a group of women tailors located in a village in Uganda’s Bidibidi settlement zone, all has not been lost during the pandemic. Their story is a true reflection of the old adage “every cloud has a silver lining” thanks to CARE and support from UN Women.

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