As COVID-19 rages, Mexican firm steps up to save lives
Partly staffed by refugees, storied appliance maker Mabe turns its production to safeguarding Latin America's first responders.
Rohingya refugee children learn to support one another
Peer-to-peer mental health initiative helps young refugees learn to cope with a life in exile in Bangladesh.
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.
Colombian child rights defender wins UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award
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.
Afghan girl who waited years for school refuses to let her enthusiasm wane
She was 11 before she saw the inside of a classroom, so Parisa was not about to stop learning even under lockdown.
Nicaraguan refugee heals wounds of persecution in Costa Rica
For Catalina, seeking medical care in Nicaragua was too risky. In Costa Rica it was unaffordable – until she became one of 6,000 refugees given access to the public health care system.
Young artists drew a world where kindness defeats COVID-19 - We animated it
UNHCR asked youth to draw in solidarity with refugees amid the pandemic. We received 2,000 drawings from 100 countries, chose seven and brought them to life.
Forests in Guatemala find new guardians: refugees
As rangers in some of Central America's most biodiverse national parks, refugees and asylum-seekers get a fresh start while protecting threatened plant and animal species.