#UNHCR

  • Article: LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.

    LGBTQ Refugees Face Barriers Around the World. Here's How You Can Help.

    By Joe McCarthy|July 1, 2019

    "It is time to recognize the specific needs of LGBTI asylum-seekers and refugees." Read more

  • Article: Canada Resettled More Refugees in 2018 Than Any Other Country: Report

    Canada Resettled More Refugees in 2018 Than Any Other Country: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 20, 2019

    There were about 1.4 million refugees seeking resettlement in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Says We Have an ‘Obligation’ to Help Refugees

    Angelina Jolie Says We Have an ‘Obligation’ to Help Refugees

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 19, 2019

    "Why are politicians being elected on promises to shut borders and turn back refugees?” Read more

  • Article: 37,000 People Fled Their Homes Every Day in 2018

    37,000 People Fled Their Homes Every Day in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 19, 2019

    “Children don’t flee to seek better opportunities; children flee because there is a risk." Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Says ‘We Cannot Say We Had No Warning’ About Rohingya Crisis

    Angelina Jolie Says ‘We Cannot Say We Had No Warning’ About Rohingya Crisis

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 5, 2019

    The actress and superstar humanitarian is currently in Bangladesh visiting refugee camps. Read more

  • Article: Teen Barricades Herself in Hotel Room to Escape Saudi Arabia's Sexist Laws

    Teen Barricades Herself in Hotel Room to Escape Saudi Arabia's Sexist Laws

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 7, 2019

    She ran away from her allegedly abusive family while vacationing in Kuwait. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh to Send Rohingya Refugees Back to Myanmar Despite UN Genocide Warning

    Bangladesh to Send Rohingya Refugees Back to Myanmar Despite UN Genocide Warning

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 30, 2018

    Authorities claim they’re equipped to protect the group and ward off discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Human Traffickers Are Advertising Openly on Facebook and, Tragically, Children Get a Discount

    Human Traffickers Are Advertising Openly on Facebook and, Tragically, Children Get a Discount

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 20, 2018

    The “travel agent” ads may seem reassuring, but the reality is life-threatening. Read more