Only 23% of refugee adolescents go to school

Only 23% of refugee adolescents go to school

For many refugees education remains out of reach. School aged children are supposed to get 200 days of school a year. But 3.5 million school-age refugees under UNHCR's mandate had 0 days of school in 2016. Enrolment drops off precipitously from primary school to secondary school, and again in higher education.