Afghan women affected by Taliban bans on work and study fear for their futures
Displaced women fear they will be unable to support their families without access to work and education.
Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community
Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.
Stakeholders stress the role of development in addressing forced displacement
Development cooperation can deliver lasting protection and solutions for refugees, internally displaced and stateless people, forum participants agree, with inclusive policies proving decisive.
Displaced people join efforts to adapt to climate change in Mozambique
With UNHCR's help, refugees and internally displaced people hit by cyclones are building new homes that can withstand the impacts of climate change.
Displaced women in South Sudan work to hold back floodwaters
Armed only with buckets and determination, hundreds of displaced women worked to clear the road which is a lifeline between their camp and the city of Bentiu.
Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya
The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.
Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors
Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.
Civil society group hailed for supporting displaced people in remote parts of Myanmar
For its work aiding and empowering communities uprooted by conflict or disaster, Meikswe Myanmar has been named the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award regional winner for Asia and the Pacific.
Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought deepens
A devastating drought has displaced 1 million Somalis since January 2021, and more people are expected to flee as communities face the prospect of famine.