Missing Out: Refugee education in crisis
Opportunities to learn diminish greatly when children are forced to flee their homes and as they grow older, a troubling report from UNHCR has found.
UNHCR education report 2016
"Refugees have skills, ideas, hopes and dreams… They are also tough, resilient and creative, with the energy and drive to shape their own destinies, given the chance."
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi
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3. Moving Ahead
4. Aiming Higher
5. The Struggle for Equality
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Girls who graduate from high school number less than one in every 50 children at Kakuma, but that's no deterrent for this South Sudanese student with high ambitions.
Seeking refuge from violence in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, they spent the summer months learning German, which may hold the key to a new life.
Nawa first stepped into a classroom at age 16, but caught up quickly. Now 20, she is getting ready for university and setting an example for other refugees.