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.
'Now we have room to speak. But we still have a long way to go'
UNHCR's Juliette Murekeyisoni reflects on progress and setbacks for displaced women and girls since a landmark conference in 1995.
As COVID-19 pandemic roils Latin America, Venezuelans face wave of evictions
Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.
Colombian woman devotes life to helping sexually exploited children heal
Mayerlín Vergara Pérez wins Nansen Refugee Award for her work helping young survivors of sexual violence, many of them refugees, rebuild their lives.
For survivors of childhood sexual violence, a second chance in Colombia
Since it opened its doors 32 years ago, Fundación Renacer has worked to give children and teens who have endured sexual violence the tools they need to rebuild their lives.
Brazil field hospital a life saver for indigenous stricken by COVID-19
Native people are among the hardest hit by coronavirus. A field hospital in Boa Vista is helping save their lives.
UNHCR expands support to refugees and host communities in Brazil as COVID-19 takes its toll
Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-19
By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.