Women-run businesses in Afghanistan dealt a blow by deepening restrictions
The future of a centre, which transformed women's ability to support themselves and their families, remains uncertain.
Across borders, South Sudan's displaced call for peace
In the face of protracted conflict and climate-fuelled crises, those displaced within and from South Sudan jointly call for an end to conflict.
Venezuelan refugees, migrants, and their hosts need help to chart a brighter future
Joint statement by UNHCR and IOM
Q&A with Mary Maker, UNHCR's newest Global Goodwill Ambassador
After fleeing conflict and finding hope through education – first as a student then a teacher – she is now a passionate advocate and storyteller who aims to amplify the voices of other refugees.
I had to flee for my education, but refused to leave other Afghan girls to their fate
With women and girls in my homeland denied their right to study, I used technology to deliver education across borders. On International Women's Day, I call on global actors to take a stand for Afghan girls' right to education.
Former refugee, now volunteer teacher, helps other Afghan girls get an education
After spending her early years in Pakistan, Sahar graduated in Afghanistan and now devotes her time to ensuring girls can get an education despite growing restrictions.
In Romania, Ukraine's refugees build new lives while longing for home
When war broke out in Ukraine, Ekaterina and her young son fled to Romania. Moved by the public support they received, she is rebuilding her life and making new friendships.
UNHCR's Grandi lauds progress in Burundian refugee returns, urges more support
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.