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.
Rohingya refugee children learn to support one another
Peer-to-peer mental health initiative helps young refugees learn to cope with a life in exile in Bangladesh.
2020 Nansen Refugee Award spotlights child survivors of sexual exploitation
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez has spent decades helping rehabilitate survivors of childhood sexual exploitation. Around half of those she now serves are Venezuelan refugees and migrants.
As COVID-19 pandemic roils Latin America, Venezuelans face wave of evictions
Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.
Colombian woman devotes life to helping sexually exploited children heal
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work helping young survivors of sexual violence, many of them refugees, rebuild their lives.
Colombian child rights defender wins UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award
Nansen Refugee Award laureate responds to COVID-19 in South Sudan
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award winner, is helping refugees and their hosts in a remote region of South Sudan curb the spread of COVID-19.
For survivors of childhood sexual violence, a second chance in Colombia
Since it opened its doors 32 years ago, Fundación Renacer has worked to give children and teens who have endured sexual violence the tools they need to rebuild their lives.
UNHCR names Nansen Refugee Award regional winners
The everyday heroes from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are being honoured for their outstanding humanitarian work.