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South Africa has been a leading country in ratifying laws and policies to address the unique experience a female refugee has in comparison to males. However, despite South African refugee regimes’ efforts to increase awareness, bring gender equality within its refugee laws, and provide resources to the female refugee population there are still components to a female refugee’s experience in assimilating to their new country that need greater attention. This paper addresses the lack of emotional and psychological support given to female refugees. Through the combination of ethnographic research conducted at one of major refugee regimes in South Africa, the Cape Town Refugee Center, and in depth interviews with female refugees, the idea that a refugee regime such as the CTRC is providing a comprehensive approach to aiding the refugee population was directly challenged. In this work five women who embody and represent the experience of many female refugees in South Africa, tell their story about what life has been like navigating their past and current emotional and psychological traumas as a female refugee trying to integrate into their society. In this work another facet in helping an extremely vulnerable population—female refugees—is being introduced as a means to ensure a more successful integration. If this can be done than these women are capable of becoming an asset to their new communities versus a burden to the economy and society of their host country. In a world that continues to have increased instability and an ever-growing refugee population the issue of how to properly and successfully absorb refugees is key to any country’s success. In this work the research addresses the great importance of refugee regimes allocation more resources to helping women refugees work through the immense amount of physical, sexual, psychological, and emotional traumas that they have endured.