Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

Empowering Afghan women through education

Afghan Refugees: Stories of hope, strength, and resilience

17 Nov 2021

A refugee tailor in Kuala Lumpur gives back to the community

Afghan Refugees: Stories of hope, strength, and resilience

17 Nov 2021

Coping with COVID-19: Online support group provides emotional lifeline for refugee women

Creating a safe space for refugee women to seek support mental health support in a time of COVID-19.

3 Sep 2021

SUHAKAM, UNHCR renew commitment to promote and protect refugee rights

Under this renewed agreement, in addition to improving the situation for this population, both organisations will jointly work on heightening collaboration with Government ministries and agencies, as well as civil society.

13 Jul 2021

UNHCR continues supporting Malaysia's national vaccination programme, including in sharing refugee population figures.

15 Jun 2021

Refugee tailors switch to making face masks and protective gear

Around the world, displaced artisans are stepping up a gear to supply face masks and protective equipment in desperately short supply.

27 Apr 2020

UNHCR thanks Indonesia and Malaysia for rescue and disembarkation of Rohingya refugees, calls on countries in the region to comply with maritime search and rescue obligations

1 May 2018

Rohingya refugee beats the odds to get schooling in Malaysia

Denied access to the national education system, Shamshidah is among refugee children attending informal schools in Malaysia where refugees have no legal status.

12 Jun 2017