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.

1 Dec 2022

UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks

25 Nov 2022

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.

25 Nov 2022

UNHCR's Grandi urges action to resolve plight of stateless 'living in the shadows'

4 Nov 2022

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.

4 Nov 2022

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.

20 Oct 2022

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.

4 Oct 2022

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.

4 Oct 2022

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.

21 Sep 2022