Afghan women affected by Taliban bans on work and study fear for their futures

Displaced women fear they will be unable to support their families without access to work and education.

18 Jan 2023

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls to reverse ban of women humanitarian workers in Afghanistan

29 Dec 2022

Child's joy helps Syrian refugee family weather Lebanon's economic crisis

Born without a forearm, Sarah's playful spirit gives her struggling family strength as economic crisis makes a tough situation harder still.

22 Dec 2022

Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community

Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.

21 Dec 2022

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: Refugees and displaced people need seats at COP28 table

18 Nov 2022

UN warns of worsening conflict and displacement in Sahel without immediate climate action

16 Nov 2022