Hundreds of thousands of people, including many girls and women, are being forced to flee their homes and search for a safe place to live. The latest attention on the refuguee crisis has put a spotlight on what is a much broader and ongoing humanitarian issue. According to the World Health Organization, situations of conflict, post conflict and displacement may exacerbate existing violence and present additional forms of violence against girls and women.

Sport can play a role in preparation, healing, reintegration and moving on.