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.
Angela Merkel to receive UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for protecting refugees at height of Syria crisis
Netflix brings Yusra Mardini's inspiring story to the world
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador hopes the dramatic new film of her and her sister's escape from conflict to new lives in Europe will challenge attitudes towards refugees.
Ukrainian refugees depict trauma of fleeing war in new short film
"Uprooted" shows how the terrifying memories of conflict live on in those who have escaped, and sends a message of solidarity to refugees around the world.
Six athletes to make up Refugee Paralympic Team at Tokyo Games
Competitors in four sports – including first female refugee Paralympian – ready to take to world stage after beating the odds despite being forced to flee their homes.
'All I want is a doctor for my brother and a school for me'
More than 2,200 asylum seekers and refugees have now been relocated from reception centres on Greek islands and elsewhere in Greece to other European countries.
'You could see the happiness on their faces'
A programme underway to relocate 1,600 unaccompanied children from the Greek Islands is already transforming lives.
Syrian electrician gets back on track at German rail network
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn's integration programme offers refugees a chance of permanent employment and also fills a gap in the labour market.
Refugee tailors switch to making face masks and protective gear
Around the world, displaced artisans are stepping up a gear to supply face masks and protective equipment in desperately short supply.