Irish Somali woman steps up campaign against female genital mutilation
Ifrah Ahmed's fight against FGM has taken on a new urgency during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNHCR warns of critical protection gaps for people on the move in the Sahel and East Africa
UNHCR urges states to protect refugees' rights, not to instrumentalize their plight
Record numbers forced to flee ongoing violence in Burkina Faso
As rainy season approaches, displaced Nigeriens receive emergency shelters
Forced to flee armed attacks in Niger's southwestern region, thousands brace themselves for torrential rains, which often result in flooding.
Tens of thousands forced to flee violent attacks in Nigeria's Borno State
'They killed my husband. If I'd stayed, they would have killed me too'
Deadly gang violence is driving record numbers of women, children and even entire families to flee the North of Central America to seek refuge in Mexico.
UNHCR ramps up support for Mexico amid mounting asylum applications
News Comment: Six refugees among 137 killed in Niger's recent attack
This news comment is attributable to Gillian Triggs, UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection