Blog Posts by Marcy Hersh

October 10, 2014 Marcy Hersh Africa, DR Congo, Humanitarian Response, Women & Children

Next week, I will be traveling on mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), along with several RI colleagues, where we will be undertaking an in-depth assessment of the challenges that the humanitarian community is currently facing in keeping women and girls safe from gender-based violence (GBV). 

May 13, 2014 Marcy Hersh Africa, South Sudan, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security, Women & Children

The brutality in South Sudan is reaching terrifying new heights, and women and girls are increasingly caught in the middle.

March 25, 2014 Marcy Hersh Climate Displacement, Philippines, Humanitarian Response, Asia, Women & Children

Every morning, Estralia wakes up in an unfamiliar environment, feeling unsure of where she is and where her home has gone. After a moment, all the terrible memories of Typhoon Haiyan come flooding back to her and she remembers the painful truth: everything has washed away.