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Secondary School for Displaced Kids Shouldn’t be an Afterthought

15 April 2017

By Susan Raqib, Associate in the Children’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch

“Now that I can’t go to school, it’s a tough situation,” 16-year-old Rasha told Human Rights Watch. “When I picture my future, I see nothing.” Rasha fled from Syria to Turkey in August 2013,

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Education and displaced populations: with not for

26 November 2016

By Ruth Naylor, Education Development Trust 

{image-1}Joseph Munyambanza, a refugee from the DRC, started teaching fellow refugees in Uganda in his early teens, whilst studying at secondary school. In his keynote speech in Berlin, at “Education for a better future- creating prospects for displaced populations”, he described how he had joinedwith other refugee

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The Brightest Hope - Diana Elizabeth

5 October 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays

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The Brightest Hope - Sandi

28 September 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays

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The Brightest Hope - Sheena

21 September 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays

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The Brightest Hope - Gompou

14 September 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays

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The Brightest Hope - Vielet Blair

31 August 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays

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The Brightest Hope - Lola

24 August 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays

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Jordan: Further Expand Education Access for Syrian Refugees

18 August 2016

This article was originally published on August 16, 2016 on Humans Right Watch.

 

(Amman) – Jordan should address policies that restrict Syrian refugee children’s access to school to meet ambitious goals of increased enrollment when the 2016-2017 school year begins in September, Human Rights Watch said in a report

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The Brightest Hope - Mehreen

17 August 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays

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