UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks

25 Nov 2022

Food shortages and aid cuts put more displaced women at risk of gender-based violence

Around the world, forcibly displaced women and girls are bearing the brunt of deteriorating economies, rising prices and a lack of funding for humanitarian responses.

25 Nov 2022

UNHCR's Grandi sounds alarm as drought grips Horn of Africa

25 Oct 2022

Iraqi doctor provides care and comfort to Yazidi survivors

Gynaecologist Nagham Hasan has spent years providing medical and emotional care to former ISIS captives, and pledges to continue "for the long haul" despite often harrowing work.

4 Oct 2022

Former midwife delivers safety and hope to Nicaraguan refugee women

Since arriving in Costa Rica more than 50 years ago, Vicenta González has made it her mission to help local and refugee women escape abuse and make a fresh start.

4 Oct 2022

Peruvian and Venezuelan girls come together to campaign for social change

Quinta Ola started as a way of giving teenage girls in Peru a greater say in society and their futures. Now it's doing the same for refugee and migrant girls from Venezuela.

21 Sep 2022

Nearly 100,000 refugee arrivals in Uganda face a silent emergency, enormous needs

9 Sep 2022

UNHCR appeals for renewed support and solutions for Rohingya refugees

23 Aug 2022

Moldovan GBV shelter offers safety and a community for refugees from Ukraine

When war engulfed Ukraine, Casa Marioarei – a 20-year-old organization in neighbouring Moldova's capital – opened its doors to welcome vulnerable women and children forced to flee their homes.

2 Aug 2022