Time in the camps does not move forward and educated refugees are stuck, without the opportunity to create a path for a better future.
The standoff between Abiy Ahmed and the armed forces in Tigray has already caused thousands to flee their homes.
The country has been praised for the humane treatment of its vast refugee population. Now questions arise about how it can continue to do so without without assistance from aid workers.
Official policies at the international level and within host countries do not adequately address the challenges posed by forced displacement across the world
Based on how other diseases have moved through refugee camps, there is an urgent need to protect refugees in camps and informal settlements from COVID-19.
The policy and law applying to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa is largely progressive. But, in practice, they continue to endure hardship and unfair treatment by officials.
From getting schooling for their children through an app in the wrong language to trouble finding gloves and masks, refugees across the globe face different challenges in dealing with the coronavirus.
The only centre for LGBTQ+ refugees in Latin America is overwhelmed by demand and is struggling to take in refugees from Venezuela.
Many African countries host large numbers of asylum seekers. But should they be held in camps, or be allowed to integrate into cities?
Some refugees have been waiting to be resettled for almost a decade, and their broken trust is visceral.
Incidents of violence and growing fear and uncertainty have pushed over 400 000 Burundians to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.
The flow of unaccompanied minors from Eritrea has become the subject of international concern.
Building on our track record of support for refugee resettlement, Canada should stand up for those uprooted within their own countries and unable to reach our shores.
Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
Refugee self-reliance is a laudable goal, yet self-reliance agendas must account for refugees' individual circumstances.
The lengthy nature of some of Africa's wars is one of the main hindrances to ending the "refugee cycle".
Helping refugees find avenues to generate income and live independently from aid can be positive for donors, agencies, and refugees alike.
The refugee and migration compacts are not perfect, but they offer the chance for countries to do better by people on the move, and should be joined.
Human Rights Day might not be a reason for celebrations. But it's a useful reminder of what's been achieved over 70 years.