The Nobel laureate who tackles themes of displacement, history and home
Abdulrazak Gurnah reflects on the isolation and hostility he had to face as a young man – and argues in favour of more humane attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.
UNHCR and partners call for sustained funding and support for Rohingya refugees
Young people in Myanmar's Rakhine State tackle ethnic divisions
Youth groups made up of Rakhine and Rohingya members are coming up with solutions to shared challenges in Myanmar's ethnically divided Rakhine State.
A refugee and advocate reflects on being a Black woman in the US
After fleeing conflict in Liberia as a child, Lourena Gboeah describes during Black History Month how she now draws on her own experiences in her career as a leading refugee advocate.
UNHCR Deputy calls for enhanced access to education and livelihoods for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
UNHCR steps up aid for displaced in Myanmar as conflict intensifies
Displaced families in crisis-hit Myanmar struggle for survival
Some 440,000 people forced from their homes inside the country since February 2021 have sought refuge wherever they can, often fleeing again and again.
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
Poet and activist Emi Mahmoud brings voices of refugees to COP26
Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting in Glasgow this week.