Despite being thousands of kilometres away, Somali refugee, Abdikadir, is studying at Canada’s York University while in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp .
Cash assistance in Kenya’s Kalobeyei settlement allows refugees to build their own homes with materials bought from the local community.
Government move to issue birth certificates to 600 children from Shona community hailed as an important protection measure and first step towards ending statelessness for the group.
UNHCR Canada is calling for support of LGBTQ refugees while showing solidarity with individuals forced to flee because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Kenyan-born advocate and activist Biko Beauttah has became a champion for refugee and LGBTQ2 people in Canada, spreading her message of tolerance and equality for all.