Moldovan GBV shelter offers safety and a community for refugees from Ukraine

When war engulfed Ukraine, Casa Marioarei – a 20-year-old organization in neighbouring Moldova's capital – opened its doors to welcome vulnerable women and children forced to flee their homes.

2 Aug 2022

Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

UN Refugee Agency appeals for urgent action amid soaring deaths at sea

29 Apr 2022

Ukraine crisis creates new trafficking risks

As millions of refugees flee Ukraine, aid agencies are raising the alarm about the risks of sexual exploitation and abuse and human trafficking.

13 Apr 2022

Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create a desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern Africa

WFP and UNHCR Joint News Release

13 Apr 2022

One year after Palma attacks, thousands continue to flee violence in northern Mozambique

22 Mar 2022

Poland welcomes more than two million refugees from Ukraine

18 Mar 2022

Community workers brave the odds to help survivors of violence in DR Congo

Lidia Ajuwa is among a group of workers who travel miles to reach survivors of sexual violence and attacks on displaced communities in eastern DRC, linking them with vital assistance.

10 Mar 2022

Without documents, women at high risk of gender-based violence

UNHCR is advocating for women and girls in South Africa to acquire identity documents which can help reduce the risk of statelessness, and physical and psychological abuse.

15 Dec 2021