#UNHCR

  • Article: This Welsh Grandma Is Inspiring a Community to Knit 2,020 Jumpers for Refugee Children

    This Welsh Grandma Is Inspiring a Community to Knit 2,020 Jumpers for Refugee Children

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 30, 2019

    Eileen Johnson, from Cardigan, wanted to do something worthwhile before she turned 80. Read more

  • Article: Cate Blanchett Calls on World Leaders to End Statelessness in Powerful Speech

    Cate Blanchett Calls on World Leaders to End Statelessness in Powerful Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 11, 2019

    Statelessness can trap individuals in a cycle of poverty. Read more

  • 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