The Kenyan powerhouse improving women's lives in Australia

Refugee Rosemary Kariuki has been recognized as Australia's 2021 'Local Hero' for her work helping other displaced women overcome isolation and gender violence.

8 Mar 2021

WFP, UNHCR appeal for funding for over 3 million refugees hit by ration cuts in Eastern Africa

2 Mar 2021

'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.

20 Jan 2021

UNHCR airlift supplies to assist thousands of Somalis displaced by Cyclone Gati

18 Dec 2020

UNHCR applauds Kenya's decision to resolve the statelessness of the Shona and other communities

14 Dec 2020

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

Life-saving evacuations from Libya to Rwanda resume after nearly a year

20 Nov 2020

'I want all Shona women to see that they can be anything they want'

Over 18,000 stateless people in Kenya struggle to access basic services as they lack official identity documents. A young woman has made history as the first stateless Shona woman to make it to university.

11 Nov 2020

Refugees in South Africa share acts of kindness with their hosts

A community of Somali refugees stand together with their South African neighbours to assist those struggling the most during the COVID-19 pandemic.

13 Oct 2020