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

'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.

11 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

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.

19 Jun 2020

Urban refugees struggling to survive as economic impact of COVID-19 worsens in East, Horn and Great Lakes of Africa

26 May 2020

UNHCR and humanitarian agencies strengthen health response in Kenya refugee camps

20 May 2020

Soap maker in Kenya refugee camp lowers prices to fight COVID-19

Burundian refugee fights coronavirus, one bottle of soap at a time.

20 May 2020

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.

11 May 2020

Refugee tailors switch to making face masks and protective gear

Around the world, displaced artisans are stepping up a gear to supply face masks and protective equipment in desperately short supply.

27 Apr 2020