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18 Apr
  • Human Development

Kristin Davis Reflects on Heartfelt Meeting with Refugee Who Escaped Massacre: 'It's Imperative That We Do What We Can to Help Them'

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis has been working with the organization since 2014 to advocate for the plight of the world’s refugees. In this exclusive essay, the actress looks back on her emotional meeting with a refugee in Rwanda, Catherine, and how she reconnected with Catherine and her child after they were relocated to the U.S.

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11 Apr
  • Human Development

Feeding The Future: How WFP is Improving Nutrition Amongst Refugees in Rwanda

WFP recognises that in order to achieve Zero Hunger we must make nutrition a priority - starting with the first 1,000 days of a child’s life. To prevent stunting and to promote healthy development we must ensure children and nursing mothers eat a balanced diet with the nutrients required to help children grow to their full potential.

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10 Mar
  • Human Development

Inauguration of Women’s Opportunity Centre for Refugees on occasion of International Women’s Day

“Because of their gender, refugee women are often victims of violence and discrimination. This new facility constructed by UNHCR contribute to refugees supporting each other to resolve their problems, strengthen their resilience and become self-reliant, as well as preventing SGBV in households.”

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08 Mar
  • Human Development

UN Secretary-General's message on International Women’s Day 2017

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' message on International Women’s Day 2017. 

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