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.

18 Jan 2023

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls to reverse ban of women humanitarian workers in Afghanistan

29 Dec 2022

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.

21 Dec 2022

News Comment: UNHCR notes UK High Court judgement on transfer of asylum-seekers from the UK to Rwanda

19 Dec 2022

UNHCR appeals to UK to uphold its international legal obligations

13 Dec 2022

Young Rohingya volunteers confront gender-based violence in crowded Bangladesh camps

UNHCR-backed programmes are empowering young Rohingya men and women to change the behaviour of their peers.

9 Dec 2022

UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks

25 Nov 2022

Food shortages and aid cuts put more displaced women at risk of gender-based violence

Around the world, forcibly displaced women and girls are bearing the brunt of deteriorating economies, rising prices and a lack of funding for humanitarian responses.

25 Nov 2022

UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees calls for joint action to address shifting challenges of mixed movements in the Americas

9 Nov 2022