Hardships multiply for older refugees amid COVID-19 pandemic
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise four per cent of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
Death of transgender asylum seeker in Guatemala highlights increased risks and protection needs for LGBTI community
For Salvadoran LGBTI people, "At the moment, it's riskier than ever"
A transgender activist speaks with Mexican actor Alfonso Herrera about how the LGBTI community in El Salvador is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Forests in Guatemala find new guardians: refugees
As rangers in some of Central America's most biodiverse national parks, refugees and asylum-seekers get a fresh start while protecting threatened plant and animal species.
Canada's Samra Habib champions the rights of LGBTI refugees
The photographer, author and activist reflects on growing up fast as child refugee in Toronto – and why she fights for equality and 'a sense of belonging'.
In their host countries, two LGBTI refugees from Venezuela start new lives
LGBTI refugees often face a long road to safety. But for a gay man and a transwoman from Venezuela, building new lives in their host countries represented a 'rebirth.'
Central America's displacement crisis aggravated by COVID-19
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.