'Gender-based violence never got enough attention'
UNHCR has more than 11,500 staff, most based in the field. Meet ethics officer Keiko Odashiro, who protects refugees from sexual exploitation and abuse.
Congolese tailor with disability stitches new life in Kenya
Conflict and a spinal condition have not stopped one Congolese refugee from establishing a successful tailoring business in Kenya's Kakuma camp.
With resolve and a cell phone, blind refugee resumes school
Determined to get an education, Syrian teenager Alaa made the most of a gift from a relative to overcome communication barriers and thrive at school in Lebanon.
A chance to live: The quest of Venezuelan refugees and migrants with HIV/AIDS
Over 7,700 Venezuelans in need of HIV/AIDS treatment have left their country and face additional challenges in their journey to safety and medical care.
Helping refugees to thrive in Costa Rica
Bakers, spa product creators and car wash entrepreneurs get a chance to start over in the Central American nation.
Afghan women can become agents of change
Rula Ghani, the First Lady of Afghanistan, says Afghan women are resilient and should be in leadership positions in her country.
Finding solutions to Afghan displacement key to the future, Grandi says
UN refugee chief tells high-level panel at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan the search for solutions to displacement 'must be intensified.'
Returning Afghan refugees rebuild despite challenges
UNHCR and its partners are helping returnees to access basic services, land and jobs, but further international support is needed.
Child sexual violence survivor faces bleak future in Niger
After escaping forced marriage in Boko Haram captivity, 15-year-old Adia* is among many women and girls who resort to survival sex to get by.