Refugee women take the lead in combating gender-based violence

Forcibly displaced women are often best placed to lead interventions on gender-based violence and other issues affecting their communities. All they need is support and resources

24 Nov 2021

UNHCR: World must turn COP26 words into action for forcibly displaced and stateless people

12 Nov 2021

Birth registration drive brings Congo's indigenous in from the shadows

A campaign by the Republic of the Congo and UNHCR provides birth certificates to thousands of Congolese at risk of statelessness, including indigenous people

11 Nov 2021

UNHCR urges governments to accelerate progress and resolve plight of world's stateless

4 Nov 2021

Volunteers boost Sama Bajau birth registration amid pandemic

Since 2019, a community outreach programme has registered 900 of the indigenous seafarers in the Philippines who were at risk of statelessness.

4 Nov 2021

Afghan teen makes her mark on Ecuadorian city that gave her refuge

Zohra was just 11 when she and her family fled to Ecuador. Now 16, she paints murals on buildings in her host city as a way of reconciling her two worlds.

19 Oct 2021

'Political will' needed to safeguard 82.4 million displaced - UNHCR protection chief

'Urgent global collaboration' is required to put agreed protection principles into practice, Gillian Triggs tells high-level gathering.

7 Oct 2021

UNHCR recommends the cessation of refugee status for Ivorians

7 Oct 2021

Honduran man devotes life to rescuing young people from deadly gangs

After the murder of his younger brother, Santiago Ávila and his family had to seek safety in another region of Honduras. Santiago has since made it his mission to save other families from the same fate.

29 Sep 2021