A refugee baker from Congo builds his business in Burundi

A Congolese baker is providing daily bread for his fellow refugees and local Burundians, an income for his family, and dignity for himself.

26 Jan 2023

Escalating violence leaves hundreds dead and hundreds of thousands on the move in eastern DRC

24 Jan 2023

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.

21 Dec 2022

Football brings refugees and host community together in Angola

An integrated team of refugees and their Angolan neighbours is helping to break down barriers and foster understanding, proving that the beautiful game can be a win-win contest.

16 Dec 2022

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.

9 Dec 2022

Lighting up the lives of forcibly displaced people in Mozambique

UNHCR is working with development partners and the Government of Mozambique to provide electricity to displaced people living in settlements.

7 Dec 2022

To my Mom, who inspired me to achieve my dreams

In this occasional series, we feature letters from people to refugees who have shaped their lives.

29 Nov 2022

UNHCR warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks

25 Nov 2022

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