Quick facts: The crisis in Ukraine
A devastating conflict and humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding in Ukraine and in the region, costing and threatening lives and livelihoods, driving families apart, and causing mass displacement. Here’s what we know, and what we’re doing to help.
January 12, 2023
Libia’s story: Farmer, nurse, community leader
In rural Cauca, Mercy Corps Colombia participant Libia Armida Paz was the first woman governor for her village.
February 23, 2022
On International Women’s Day—and every day—women lead
In a year of relentless change, women not only adapted—they innovated. Here are five stories of women creating positive change in an uncertain world.
January 03, 2022
Making dough: How a small business owner is breaking gender norms
A Mercy Corps programme in Lebanon helps women entrepreneurs grow and succeed, enriching themselves and their communities.
June 10, 2021
Side by side: Fighting xenophobia
In a media campaign from Mercy Corps and Colombia’s El Espectador newspaper, storytelling and images foster empathy for the millions of Venezuelans forced to leave home.
March 09, 2021
Girls speak up and fight back for a safer world
COVID-19 lockdowns have increased the risk of gender-based violence. In Nepal, our self-defense classes help girls grow stronger in body and mind.