Stories

Refugee twins among the first to receive birth certificates in Tanzania

A step in the right direction as Tanzania issues birth certificates to refugee children under the age of five.

26 Nov 2020

As refugee numbers surge, Ethiopians seek word of loved ones

Over 40,000 Ethiopians have fled the Tigray crisis into eastern Sudan, with no sign of a let-up in new arrivals. Many anxiously hope to be reunited with their families.

26 Nov 2020

Survivors of sexual violence rebuild their lives in the DRC

Over 300 women survivors of sexual and gender-based violence are receiving training and psychosocial support to help them reintegrate into society.

26 Nov 2020

Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns

Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 Nov 2020

Six 'Films of Hope' for uncertain times

Sex and the City co-stars Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon chat about their go-to films for inspiration and what the world needs to fight the coronavirus.

25 Nov 2020

Asylum-seekers tell of relief as they leave Libya for Rwanda

As life-saving evacuation flights to Rwanda resume after nearly a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, vulnerable asylum seekers put their ordeals in Libya behind them.

20 Nov 2020

'Leave no one behind' in national health plans - UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Operations

Addressing this year's High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection, Raouf Mazou shines a spotlight on the need for inclusion when it comes to health policies.

19 Nov 2020

'It was a very emotional moment … I felt that now I definitely exist'

After a lifetime of statelessness, Linda finally gained Russian citizenship in 2018. But hundreds of thousands of others across Europe still struggle to attain that basic right.

18 Nov 2020

Refugee voices resonate during South Sudan's milestone National Dialogue peace conference

18 Nov 2020