Afghan women affected by Taliban bans on work and study fear for their futures

Displaced women fear they will be unable to support their families without access to work and education.

18 Jan 2023

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls to reverse ban of women humanitarian workers in Afghanistan

29 Dec 2022

Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community

Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.

21 Dec 2022

Young Rohingya volunteers confront gender-based violence in crowded Bangladesh camps

UNHCR-backed programmes are empowering young Rohingya men and women to change the behaviour of their peers.

9 Dec 2022

Food shortages and aid cuts put more displaced women at risk of gender-based violence

Around the world, forcibly displaced women and girls are bearing the brunt of deteriorating economies, rising prices and a lack of funding for humanitarian responses.

25 Nov 2022

UN warns of worsening conflict and displacement in Sahel without immediate climate action

16 Nov 2022

Peruvian and Venezuelan girls come together to campaign for social change

Quinta Ola started as a way of giving teenage girls in Peru a greater say in society and their futures. Now it's doing the same for refugee and migrant girls from Venezuela.

21 Sep 2022

Sudanese refugees in Chad face challenges to deliver education

Faced with an influx of refugees from Sudan to eastern Chad, UNHCR and its partners are providing vital support for the education of refugee children.

12 Sep 2022

Five things you should know about Afghanistan

Over the past year, parts of Afghanistan have become safer, but the country is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

15 Aug 2022