Women-run businesses in Afghanistan dealt a blow by deepening restrictions
The future of a centre, which transformed women's ability to support themselves and their families, remains uncertain.
Venezuelan refugees, migrants, and their hosts need help to chart a brighter future
Joint statement by UNHCR and IOM
Q&A with Mary Maker, UNHCR's newest Global Goodwill Ambassador
After fleeing conflict and finding hope through education – first as a student then a teacher – she is now a passionate advocate and storyteller who aims to amplify the voices of other refugees.
I had to flee for my education, but refused to leave other Afghan girls to their fate
With women and girls in my homeland denied their right to study, I used technology to deliver education across borders. On International Women's Day, I call on global actors to take a stand for Afghan girls' right to education.
Former refugee, now volunteer teacher, helps other Afghan girls get an education
After spending her early years in Pakistan, Sahar graduated in Afghanistan and now devotes her time to ensuring girls can get an education despite growing restrictions.
Afghan women affected by Taliban bans on work and study fear for their futures
Displaced women fear they will be unable to support their families without access to work and education.
Indigenous community in Uganda seeks an end to their statelessness
After decades of statelessness, the Benet community in Uganda are struggling to survive and access basic services like education and health care.
UNHCR celebrates DAFI's 30 years of refugee scholarship support, calling for more investment in education
Thirty years of hope and higher education for refugees in West Africa
For the last three decades, DAFI scholarships have given refugees the chance to earn a university degree, providing the gifts of education, hope and a brighter future.