UNHCR applauds Kenya's decision to resolve the statelessness of the Shona and other communities
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.
'I want all Shona women to see that they can be anything they want'
Over 18,000 stateless people in Kenya struggle to access basic services as they lack official identity documents. A young woman has made history as the first stateless Shona woman to make it to university.
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.
Seven refugees making a difference during the time of COVID-19
By producing soap, treating the sick and shopping for the vulnerable, these refugees from around the world are taking action to fight the coronavirus.
Urban refugees struggling to survive as economic impact of COVID-19 worsens in East, Horn and Great Lakes of Africa
UNHCR and humanitarian agencies strengthen health response in Kenya refugee camps
Soap maker in Kenya refugee camp lowers prices to fight COVID-19
Burundian refugee fights coronavirus, one bottle of soap at a time.
Refugee children hard hit by coronavirus school closures
Going to school was already a daily challenge for many displaced children around the world. Now there are fears some may not return after COVID-19 lockdowns lift.