AU, EU and UN push for urgent action to address the pressing needs of migrants and refugees in Libya
Joint Press Release
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.
UNHCR calls on States to refrain from forced returns of Haitians
Insecurity and COVID-19 fuel refugee mental health concerns in Libya
The pandemic and recent security crackdowns have taken a high toll on the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers, but UNHCR programmes are helping to make a difference.
Stateless Rohingya continue to struggle for survival in Myanmar
Five years after 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh, and a decade after intercommunal violence rocked Rakhine State, those who remain live in a state of limbo.
Repaired Benghazi home brings comfort after loss and displacement
Rehabilitation scheme helps people return home and rebuild their lives in Benghazi, which hosts the largest number of returnees and families displaced by conflict in eastern Libya.
News Comment: UNHCR warns of increasing violence and human rights violations at European borders
This statement is attributed to UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.
Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence
An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.