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

Colombian child rights defender wins UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award

1 Oct 2020

In South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown, women refugee entrepreneurs struggle

As the nationwide lockdown continues, women, including refugees, strive to provide for their families.

28 Sep 2020

Time for all nationality laws to uphold women and men's equality, says UN and civil society leaders.

23 Sep 2020

Malian refugees in Niger make face covers to prevent the coronavirus spread

In Niger, UNHCR-trained artisans and dressmakers stitch up to 40 washable and stylish mouth masks per day to protect wearers and those around them.

1 May 2020