Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community
Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.
Young Rohingya volunteers confront gender-based violence in crowded Bangladesh camps
UNHCR-backed programmes are empowering young Rohingya men and women to change the behaviour of their peers.
UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks
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.
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.
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.
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.