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.
8 Mar 2023
Statement by UNHCR on the arbitrary deprivation of nationality by Nicaragua
17 Feb 2023
News Comment: UNHCR notes UK High Court judgement on transfer of asylum-seekers from the UK to Rwanda
19 Dec 2022
UNHCR appeals to UK to uphold its international legal obligations
13 Dec 2022
UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees calls for joint action to address shifting challenges of mixed movements in the Americas
9 Nov 2022
UNHCR calls on States to refrain from forced returns of Haitians
3 Nov 2022
Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya
The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.
14 Oct 2022
Former midwife delivers safety and hope to Nicaraguan refugee women
Since arriving in Costa Rica more than 50 years ago, Vicenta González has made it her mission to help local and refugee women escape abuse and make a fresh start.
4 Oct 2022
Joint press release: International community shows solidarity with efforts to enhance protection and find solutions for people forced to flee and host communities in Central America and Mexico
21 Sep 2022