Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness
After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.
UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks
Food shortages and aid cuts put more displaced women at risk of gender-based violence
Around the world, forcibly displaced women and girls are bearing the brunt of deteriorating economies, rising prices and a lack of funding for humanitarian responses.
UNHCR's Grandi urges action to resolve plight of stateless 'living in the shadows'
How Thailand's grassroots organizations are working to end statelessness
Community volunteers are helping stateless people in ethnic minority villages navigate the complex process of applying for nationality.
Refugee and South African children unite to celebrate Heritage Month
UNHCR uses South Africa Heritage Month to dispel intolerance towards refugees amongst the youth in disadvantaged communities by promoting social cohesion through sports and cultural exchange.
Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors
Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.
Former midwife delivers safety and hope to Nicaraguan refugee women
Since arriving in Costa Rica more than 50 years ago, Vicenta González has made it her mission to help local and refugee women escape abuse and make a fresh start.
Peruvian and Venezuelan girls come together to campaign for social change
Quinta Ola started as a way of giving teenage girls in Peru a greater say in society and their futures. Now it's doing the same for refugee and migrant girls from Venezuela.