Hope for refugees in Angola as they receive COVID-19 vaccines
UNHCR's advocacy efforts pay off as Angola includes refugees and asylum seekers in national COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
Thousands of DR Congo refugees in Zambia opt to head home
Without documents, women at high risk of gender-based violence
UNHCR is advocating for women and girls in South Africa to acquire identity documents which can help reduce the risk of statelessness, and physical and psychological abuse.
A new approach to refugee integration bears fruit in Rwanda
Two years after the Global Refugee Forum, Rwanda shows how inclusive policies in education and livelihoods are unlocking the potential of refugees and their hosts.
Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence
An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.
Gender-based violence survivors learn to rebuild engines as they rebuild lives
UNHCR is training women in the DRC to learn useful skills that enhance their self-reliance while challenging gender stereotypes.
Congolese refugees torn between returning home or remaining in exile
While sporadic fighting continues in parts of eastern DR Congo, thousands who fled to Uganda have chosen to return. Others, uncertain about the future, have opted to stay.
UNHCR outraged as three staff members wounded in attack in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
Drumming against gender-based violence in Ecuador
Afro-Ecuadorians and Afro-Colombian refugees use traditional arrullo rhythms and song to open a conversation about gender-based violence.