Young Rohingya volunteers confront gender-based violence in crowded Bangladesh camps

UNHCR-backed programmes are empowering young Rohingya men and women to change the behaviour of their peers.

9 Dec 2022

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

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 with First MicroFinanceBank-Afghanistan launch microfinance scheme

23 Nov 2022

UN Refugee Agency warns of extreme hardship for forcibly displaced families this winter

11 Nov 2022

Refugees need better mental health support amid rising displacement

14 Oct 2022

Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya

The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.

14 Oct 2022

In Poland, a Ukrainian psychologist helps her fellow refugees

The devastating effects of the international armed conflict in Ukraine are still being felt by those fleeing inside the country and across borders, but not all wounds are visible.

10 Oct 2022

UNHCR urgently seeks US$66 million for communities devastated by Pakistan floods

7 Oct 2022