Award-winning technologist inspires girls to learn coding
Mariéme Jamme, who received no education until she was 16, is now a technology entrepreneur with a mission to train young women.
New support for refugees also helps hosts -- World Bank official
The World Bank has stepped up its involvement in the response to refugee movements.
Hunger, despair drive indigenous groups to leave Venezuela
With medicine and food scarce at home, indigenous Warao and Wayúu peoples are abandoning their lands to seek refuge in Brazil and Colombia.
Colombian LGBTI couple flees threats to find welcome in Switzerland
Forced to flee their home at a moment's notice, Daniela and Sofia are now free to love.
Refugee with learning difficulties finds feet in inline skating
Once bullied, refugee is welcomed in community where all – with and without disabilities – live and train together.
Honduran teachers unite to save education system
Faced with budget shortfalls and street gang violence, educators in Honduras are seeking greater protection and support – with UNHCR's backing.
Trio helps fellow newcomers from Middle East cope with life in Vienna
Three refugees from Syria have set up a self-help network that organizes language classes and a summer school for children.
Early marriage looks like our only option, say displaced Congolese teens
Extreme poverty among the displaced, who are not getting enough humanitarian aid due to funding gaps, is forcing some parents to marry off their children.
Syrian teen in Germany reunites with family after years apart
Terrified that he would be recruited into the army, Numeir fled his home in Syria when he was just 15 years old.