Artist nurtures creativity through online community of women refugees

An online art project is helping women refugees overcome restrictions imposed by the global pandemic to develop creativity and build self-confidence.

8 Apr 2021

Pandemic deepens hunger for displaced people the world over

With COVID-19 lockdowns depriving many of jobs and income, increasing numbers of refugees and asylum-seekers are going hungry.

31 Mar 2021

Colombian coroner gives Venezuelans dignified burials

When Venezuelan refugees and migrants cannot afford a decent burial, Sonia Bermúdez ensures they have a final resting place.

17 Mar 2021

Uganda shows how including refugees can lift up a whole society

On a visit to Bidibidi settlement, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi described projects involving government, refugees, aid groups and locals as 'game changers'.

11 Mar 2021

Displaced choir leader founds refugee orchestra in Chile

Former choir director Ana Marvez could not stand to see the musical skills of her fellow Venezuelans go to waste in their host country. So, she started an orchestra.

9 Mar 2021

Humanitarian agencies seek US$222 million to support Burundian refugees

16 Feb 2021

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.

25 Nov 2020

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.

9 Oct 2020

'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.

6 Oct 2020