In Belgium, Afghan teen dreams of empowering girls at home

In a new online project, 16-year-old Madina from Afghanistan shares her hopes of equality for women in her homeland.

19 Jan 2018

Yemenis displaced by fresh violence face bleak winter

Renewed fighting has displaced more than 32,000 Yemenis in the past two months, adding to the two million already forced to flee and facing a harsh winter.

18 Jan 2018

Rohingya refugees race to fix up shelters as monsoon looms

UNHCR is working to re-position and weatherproof up to 80,000 shelters in southern Bangladesh to withstand rains expected in March.

18 Jan 2018

Goodwill ambassador Cate Blanchett 'shaken and enriched' by work with refugees

During a visit to UNHCR's headquarters in Geneva, Blanchett says organization provides a vital "moral compass" in times of record displacement.

17 Jan 2018

Somali teenager sets her hopes high for the future

A photography project has given 14-year-old Manaal the confidence to set her hopes high for the future.

17 Jan 2018

From refugee to friend: hosting refugees a 'win-win' for some in UK

A series of photos by Aubrey Wade, backed by UNHCR, highlights how UK households have discovered that offering a room to a refugee can benefit both parties.

16 Jan 2018

Refugee children in Europe dream big in UNHCR project

The Dream Diaries visualizes the stories of children who have fled their homes for a new life in Europe.

10 Jan 2018

Sorrow stalks Iraqi Christians in Lebanon

Families like the Yousifs, who fled persecution near Mosul, struggle with life in exile.

10 Jan 2018

Hungarian elderly help refugees find new purpose

In caring for others, refugees leave traumas behind and gain new friends in 'sceptical' Hungary.

3 Jan 2018