Gay activist strives to make her host country more inclusive for all refugees

During her journey to safety, Yeraldine, a lesbian from Venezuela, faced much of the same discrimination as she had back home. On IDAHOTB, she talks about her efforts to make Ecuador a more inclusive place.

17 May 2022

UN Refugee Agency appeals for urgent action amid soaring deaths at sea

29 Apr 2022

Ukraine crisis creates new trafficking risks

As millions of refugees flee Ukraine, aid agencies are raising the alarm about the risks of sexual exploitation and abuse and human trafficking.

13 Apr 2022

One year after Palma attacks, thousands continue to flee violence in northern Mozambique

22 Mar 2022

High Commissioner's message on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Statement by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

21 Mar 2022

Poland welcomes more than two million refugees from Ukraine

18 Mar 2022

Community workers brave the odds to help survivors of violence in DR Congo

Lidia Ajuwa is among a group of workers who travel miles to reach survivors of sexual violence and attacks on displaced communities in eastern DRC, linking them with vital assistance.

10 Mar 2022

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.

15 Dec 2021

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.

13 Dec 2021