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.
Finding wellbeing through yoga at a Kenyan refugee camp
A Ugandan refugee is using yoga to promote self-acceptance and mental wellbeing among refugees in Kakuma camp.
'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.
Colombian child rights defender wins UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award
In South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown, women refugee entrepreneurs struggle
As the nationwide lockdown continues, women, including refugees, strive to provide for their families.
UNHCR wins €1m prize for novel water tech in refugee camps
Affordable high-tech system allowing real-time monitoring of water provision and use in refugee settlements claims prestigious European Commission innovation prize.
Time for all nationality laws to uphold women and men's equality, says UN and civil society leaders.
Activist turns adversity into a fresh start for refugee women
Congolese rights activist Sabuni Francoise Chikunda is the regional winner for Africa for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her work with fellow refugees in Uganda.