'My dream has finally come true!'

Sudanese student Raba Hakim fulfils a lifelong dream of going to university, thanks to a Mastercard Foundation scholarship.

11 Oct 2021

Yemeni humanitarian organization wins 2021 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces the winner of its 2021 Nansen Refugee Award. Five regional winners are also announced.

29 Sep 2021

'We've found peace, stability and quality of life'

Venezuelan refugee mothers start over in northern Mexico.

18 Aug 2021

UNHCR warns Afghanistan's conflict taking the heaviest toll on displaced women and children

13 Aug 2021

Artist nurtures creativity through online community of women refugees

An online art project is helping women refugees overcome restrictions imposed by the global pandemic to develop creativity and build self-confidence.

8 Apr 2021

Colombian coroner gives Venezuelans dignified burials

When Venezuelan refugees and migrants cannot afford a decent burial, Sonia Bermúdez ensures they have a final resting place.

17 Mar 2021

Displaced choir leader founds refugee orchestra in Chile

Former choir director Ana Marvez could not stand to see the musical skills of her fellow Venezuelans go to waste in their host country. So, she started an orchestra.

9 Mar 2021

Gender-based violence on the rise during lockdowns

Data shows that displaced women and girls worldwide are experiencing increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

25 Nov 2020

'Now we have room to speak. But we still have a long way to go'

UNHCR's Juliette Murekeyisoni reflects on progress and setbacks for displaced women and girls since a landmark conference in 1995.

6 Oct 2020