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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Young, abandoned and on the run
Deserted by their parents and fleeing El Salvador's murderous street gangs, three young brothers navigate the asylum process in Mexico with UNHCR support.
Ukrainian couple living with HIV beat the odds to build stable family life
Forced to flee their home in Luhansk, Gesha and Anna Gvozd have overcome health worries and created a happy environment for their three sons in Kiev.
When gang violence strikes at home, Honduran moms flee
Raped, beaten and abused by their gang member partners, Honduran women find safety in Mexico, where a legal change recognizes gender violence as grounds for asylum.
A teacher from Syria empowers young refugees in Malaysia
As a Palestinian in Damascus, Lujain received free education into adulthood. Now she is sharing her love of learning in Kuala Lumpur.