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The Lebanese-Canadian entrepreneur and humanitarian explains why it’s so important for her to say “#IAmAnAdvocate” for refugees.
Lifting the spirits of young athletes and helping them find motivation amid calls for racial justice
As part of a series of stories featuring Black refugees who strive to overcome systemic racism in their communities and workplaces in Canada, UNHCR spoke to Manock Lual, a former refugee from South Sudan and now an entrepreneur and basketball coach in Ottawa.
UNHCR’s Juliette Murekeyisoni reflects on progress and setbacks for displaced women and girls since a landmark conference in 1995.
Mayerlín has spent decades helping rehabilitate survivors of childhood sexual exploitation. Around half of those she serves are Venezuelan refugees and migrants.
During the pandemic, sustaining aid will mitigate marginalization that will be more costly to address later, Filippo Grandi tells high-level meeting.
UNHCR has launched a first-of-its kind platform providing verified information on higher education programs available to refugees
Lockdown job losses make it impossible for many vulnerable Venezuelan refugees and migrants to keep a roof over their heads.
As the temperatures plunge, the checklist of items needed to stay warm surges. Thousands are in urgent need of winter assistance.
This year’s laureate of the Nansen Refugee Award is an educator who has spent more than 20 years rescuing sexually exploited and trafficked children.
Physical decline, deepening economic hardship and isolation make life tougher for older people, who comprise 4% of the forcibly displaced population worldwide.
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