Gay activist strives to make her host country more inclusive for all refugees
During her journey to safety, Yeraldine, a lesbian from Venezuela, faced much of the same discrimination as she had back home. On IDAHOTB, she talks about her efforts to make Ecuador a more inclusive place.
Refugees samba in Rio's famed Carnival parade to celebrate Brazilian openness
As special guests of the Salgueiro samba school, refugees showed off their fancy footwork and strengthened bonds with the country that has welcomed them.
Indigenous Venezuelans help others navigate life far from home
Indigenous Warao people from Venezuela face particularly steep hurdles building new lives in Brazil. But some of their fellow Warao are lending a helping hand.
Mental health issues can be both the driver and result of displacement
While medicine shortages have forced some people with mental health issues to flee Venezuela, the stresses of journeys to safety throughout the Americas have pushed others into depression.
Refugees and migrants brave jungle wilderness in search of safety
The dense jungle of the Darien Gap is increasingly becoming a site of transit for Venezuelans, Haitians and other people forced to flee.
Number of Venezuelans crossing the Darien Gap soars
Covid-19 and climate crisis worsen inequalities for displaced women and girls
Statement attributed to the UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Gillian Triggs
Costa Rican and asylum-seeking women come together to save cacao plantation
An all-women's cacao collective has brought support to its septuagenarian founder and much-needed income to its members, including asylum seekers from Nicaragua.
'I think of refugees as a testament to the strength and goodness of the human spirit'
New Zealand's first ever refugee Member of Parliament, Golriz Ghahraman, reflects on how her refugee background has helped her navigate political life.