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.

25 Nov 2022

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.

21 Sep 2022

Five things you should know about Afghanistan

Over the past year, parts of Afghanistan have become safer, but the country is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis.

15 Aug 2022

First UNITY Cup shows the power of football to connect refugees and hosts

Tournament featuring teams of female and male refugee and amateur national players highlights the role of sport in empowering displaced people and connecting them to their new communities.

26 Jul 2022

Yazidi women box their way to recovery

A boxing project implemented by an NGO Innovation Award winner is empowering displaced Yazidi women and girls in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

23 Jun 2022

Covid-19 and climate crisis worsen inequalities for displaced women and girls

Statement attributed to the UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Gillian Triggs

8 Mar 2022

Costa Rican and asylum-seeking women come together to save cacao plantation

An all-women's cacao collective has brought support to its septuagenarian founder and much-needed income to its members, including asylum seekers from Nicaragua.

8 Mar 2022

'I think of refugees as a testament to the strength and goodness of the human spirit'

New Zealand's first ever refugee Member of Parliament, Golriz Ghahraman, reflects on how her refugee background has helped her navigate political life.

7 Mar 2022

'My dream has finally come true!'

Sudanese student Raba Hakim fulfils a lifelong dream of going to university, thanks to a Mastercard Foundation scholarship.

11 Oct 2021