Former refugee, now volunteer teacher, helps other Afghan girls get an education
After spending her early years in Pakistan, Sahar graduated in Afghanistan and now devotes her time to ensuring girls can get an education despite growing restrictions.
Venezuelan medical professionals step in to fill healthcare gaps in Peru
Among the 1.5 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Peru are doctors and nurses who want nothing more than the chance to serve.
Families struggle for survival during Afghanistan's coldest winter in a decade
For families living on the brink, cash and other support from UNHCR are a lifeline this winter.
Despite multiple displacements, Honduran woman emerges as a pillar of her community
Each time violence or tragedy erupted in her life, Laura* found herself forced to flee. But a women's organization has helped give her the strength to carry on and become a leader.
Young Rohingya volunteers confront gender-based violence in crowded Bangladesh camps
UNHCR-backed programmes are empowering young Rohingya men and women to change the behaviour of their peers.
UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks
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.
UN Refugee Agency warns of extreme hardship for forcibly displaced families this winter
Back to basics cookery show helps refugees in Algeria amid food crisis
In response to ration cuts and rising prices, Sahrawi refugees are watching an unusual cookery show to help them prepare nutritious meals with only a few ingredients.