First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts
Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.
Yazidi women box their way to recovery
A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Covid-19 and climate crisis worsen inequalities for displaced women and girls
Statement attributed to the UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Gillian Triggs
Costa Rican and asylum-seeking women come together to save cacao plantation
An all-women's cacao collective has brought support to its septuagenarian founder and much-needed income to its members, including asylum seekers from Nicaragua.
Afghan refugee psychiatrist offering care in local community in Pakistan
Using her personal experiences and training, Dr. Silsila Sherzad helps to heal mental trauma among refugees and Pakistanis in Quetta, Pakistan.
'I think of refugees as a testament to the strength and goodness of the human spirit'
New Zealand's first ever refugee Member of Parliament, Golriz Ghahraman, reflects on how her refugee background has helped her navigate political life.
'My dream has finally come true!'
Sudanese student Raba Hakim fulfils a lifelong dream of going to university, thanks to a Mastercard Foundation scholarship.
Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.
'We've found peace, stability and quality of life'
Venezuelan refugee mothers start over in northern Mexico.