Without documents, women at high risk of gender-based violence
UNHCR is advocating for women and girls in South Africa to acquire identity documents which can help reduce the risk of statelessness, and physical and psychological abuse.
Refugee women scale Atlas mountain to tackle gender violence
An all-female group including 13 refugees from six countries set out to climb Mount Toubkal – Morocco's highest peak – to highlight the struggle to end violence against women.
Gender-based violence survivors learn to rebuild engines as they rebuild lives
UNHCR is training women in the DRC to learn useful skills that enhance their self-reliance while challenging gender stereotypes.
Drumming against gender-based violence in Ecuador
Afro-Ecuadorians and Afro-Colombian refugees use traditional arrullo rhythms and song to open a conversation about gender-based violence.
UNHCR urges more effective action against gender-based violence in the north of Central America
Forum seeks solutions for Africa's 36 million displaced
First-of-its-kind forum brings together business leaders, refugee change makers and the public sector in Rwanda to find solutions to forced displacement in Africa
For refugee with visual impairment, inclusion brings goals into focus
Magartu studies alongside students without disabilities for the first time since she fled from Ethiopia – and she is now among the top in her class.
Bandit attacks drive Nigerian villagers to flee to Niger
Killings, kidnapping and looting have driven 11,500 Nigerians to seek safety in Niger's Tahoua region in November.