COVID-19 pandemic worsening gender inequalities for refugee women and girls
WFP, UNHCR appeal for funding for over 3 million refugees hit by ration cuts in Eastern Africa
Surging violence in Nigeria drives displacement to Niger
UNHCR to relocate thousands of Central African refugees to safer locations
UNHCR seeks urgent access to detained asylum-seekers in Tanzania
Displaced Yemenis flee clashes, face imminent risk of hunger
The Kenyan powerhouse improving women's lives in Australia
Refugee Rosemary Kariuki has been recognized as Australia's 2021 'Local Hero' for her work helping other displaced women overcome isolation and gender violence.
In Utah, a fashion show brings awareness to the strength of refugee women
To celebrate International Women's Day, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is proud to highlight the strength, self-reliance, and resilience of refugee women around the world.
Fleeing bandit attacks, Nigerian villagers seek safety in Niger
Around 77,000 Nigerians have sought refuge in Niger's Maradi region, some 7,660 since the start of the year as banditry and armed attacks spread.
Haitian Refugee Accomplishes a Lifelong Dream of Opening a Restaurant
During this year's Black History Month, we at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, celebrate the accomplishments and successes of Black refugees throughout the United States, while recognizing the obstacles they face, and honor the traditions and culture they bring to their new communities.
Refugees in Sudan reap benefits of clean cooking energy
A switch to ethanol reduces risky trips in search of firewood, slows deforestation and creates healthier home environments for refugees in White Nile state.
Eye operation draws life into focus for young refugee
Cataracts gradually robbed six-year-old Azaiya of his sight. A corrective operation allowed him to see a world with opportunities.
Refugees join voices in a song of hope and kindness
Mentored by Grammy winner Ricky Kej, 24 refugee musicians in India came together for 'Shine Your Light'.
Young artists drew a world where kindness defeats COVID-19 – We animated it
UNHCR asked youth to draw in solidarity with refugees amid the pandemic. We received 2,000 drawings from 100 countries, chose seven and brought them to life.
As coronavirus spreads, refugee doctors want to join the fight
Trained medics working as cashiers and wait staff want their qualifications recognized so they can save lives in the pandemic.