Social media helps former refugee thank man who gave her a childhood bicycle
When Mevan Babakar was a five-year-old refugee in the Netherlands, an aid worker gave her a bicycle. Twenty-four years later, she was finally able to thank him.
Indigenous people from Venezuela seek safety across the border in Brazil
After violence broke out in their native Venezuela, hundreds of members of the Pemon indigenous group fled to a village across the border in Brazil.
'I was very drawn to try and make a difference'
UNHCR's Ann Encontre made a bold career change – from corporate law to protecting refugees.
Scouts gain insights after stepping into lives of refugees
At World Scout Jamboree, participants use immersive video technology to connect with refugees around the world and build empathy for their plight.
Birth certificates signal brighter future for stateless children in Kenya
Government move to issue birth certificates to 600 children from Shona community hailed as an important protection measure and first step towards ending statelessness for the group.
Emergency monsoon training saves Rohingya refugee lives
After receiving lifeguard instruction, Rohingya volunteers in Bangladesh rescue drowning teenager from reservoir.
Forging a friendship through art
After fleeing his home for Rwanda, Burundian artist Mike has made a friend for life.
After decades in Thailand, Myanmar refugees head home
Around 300 refugees are returning to south-east Myanmar, among them a family of four generations.
For refugees in need of medical care, Iran health-care programme is a lifesaver
The Islamic Republic of Iran is one of only a few countries to provide comprehensive medical insurance for refugees on the same basis as its own citizens.