Syrian seamstress becomes a part of community fabric

With the help of sponsors, Rabiaa Al Soufi's skills have become a valued part of one tight-knit community in Nova Scotia, Canada.

15 Dec 2016

Syrian mother reunites with children she feared had drowned

With her own life in danger, Manal made a decision no mother should have to make: she fled to safety in Denmark, leaving her children behind.

13 Dec 2016

How a Canadian community helped to heal the wounds of war

Ripped from home in Syria, Husam and Noura feared for their family and future. But one Canadian community has helped them to dream again.

13 Dec 2016

Nansen Award winner turns girls' dreams into reality

2015 Nansen Refugee Award winner Aqeela Asifi expands her school in Pakistan, giving Afghan refugee girls access to secondary education for the first time.

12 Dec 2016

A family torn apart at sea

Rescuers plucked Yasin from the Malacca Strait, where he was clinging to planks for dear life. The young Rohingya refugee's sister and parents were not so lucky.

7 Dec 2016

Girl's burns recall nightmare flight to safety

After their infant daughter survived horrendous burns in Libya gas tank blast, refugee family starts over in Belgium.

6 Dec 2016

Living in limbo for months in a divided town

Amid the shelling and cold in eastern Ukraine, even visiting a relative can take all day.

5 Dec 2016

Salvadoran transgender activist takes stand against violence

Despite being driven from her home by threats, activist speaks out against violence targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

2 Dec 2016

Refugee families find a ray of hope at Greek hotel

Greek businessman Andreas Vasileiou has found space in his hotel and his heart for families seeking refuge from war at home.

2 Dec 2016