Syrian violinist helps Canadian community hear his song
Sari Alesh's promising music career was cut short by war. With the help of sponsors, the violinist can now play once more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.