Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence

An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.

13 Dec 2021

UNHCR urges more effective action against gender-based violence in the north of Central America

6 Dec 2021

Forum seeks solutions for Africa's 36 million displaced

First-of-its-kind forum brings together business leaders, refugee change makers and the public sector in Rwanda to find solutions to forced displacement in Africa

3 Dec 2021

For refugee with visual impairment, inclusion brings goals into focus

Magartu studies alongside students without disabilities for the first time since she fled from Ethiopia – and she is now among the top in her class.

3 Dec 2021

Bandit attacks drive Nigerian villagers to flee to Niger

Killings, kidnapping and looting have driven 11,500 Nigerians to seek safety in Niger's Tahoua region in November.

3 Dec 2021

Prolonged COVID-19 pandemic deepens hardship for over 12 million forcibly displaced people with disabilities

3 Dec 2021

IDB and UNHCR join efforts to address forced displacement crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

3 Dec 2021

News Comment: UNHCR: Afghans struggle to seek safety as borders remain shut to most

1 Dec 2021

UNHCR saddened by English Channel tragedy - urges action to prevent further loss of life

News comment attributable to Pascale Moreau, UNHCR Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe.

25 Nov 2021