Women fleeing FGM find abuse in Libya

Over 200 million women and girls across the world have been subjected to female genital mutilation, while three million are estimated to be at risk each year.

18 Oct 2017

From crisis comes opportunity, says UNHCR protection chief

Türk calls for long-term improvements in the lives of the displaced and their hosts.

18 Oct 2017

Bangladeshis race to save Rohingya refugees in need

Private donors raise money, food and clothing to fill yawning aid gap as Myanmar displacement into Bangladesh tops 582,000

18 Oct 2017

Mexican shelter provides safe space for Central Americans

Since 2011, Friar Tomás González Castillo has welcomed those fleeing violence and persecution in northern Central America.

17 Oct 2017

Geneva diners tempted by African menu at Refugee Food Festival

Hundreds flock to a lakeside restaurant to sample dishes served up as part of Switzerland's contribution to the Europe-wide culinary event.

16 Oct 2017

Phone technology gives refugees in Uganda a cash lifeline

Agreements with telecoms operators are helping South Sudanese families in the world's biggest refugee settlement connect with essential services.

16 Oct 2017

The world must not turn its back on the Syrian refugee crisis

Conditions are not yet in place for the more than five million Syrians living as refugees in neighboring countries to return home.

16 Oct 2017

Alarm grows over thousands trapped by Syrian fighting

Those escaping from the city of Al Raqqa report shortages of food, water, medicine and electricity.

13 Oct 2017

New deal on work permits helps Syrian refugees in Jordan

Syrians can now apply for jobs in certain sectors, such as agriculture, construction, textiles and food.

13 Oct 2017