Both WRC Chair Lloyd Axworthy and the WRC report, A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System, are quoted in this article on why the UN is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some its most vulnerable new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people:

"The...World Refugee Council released a report earlier this year that said the large-scale migration of Central American women, as well as unaccompanied children and adolescents, had become a major policy issue in the Western Hemisphere."

"'It is estimated that six out of 10 migrant women and girls are victims of sexual violence carried out by illicit actors, government authorities and intimate partners. However, most of what is known is anecdotal and there is an urgent need for a stronger evidence base in order to inform policy,' the report says."

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