Part II: Barriers to Refugee Education

Part II: Barriers to Refugee Education

If you’re just joining us, read the first post in our blog series, “War Refugees and Education”.  In this edition, we will be taking a more in-depth look into the root causes that prevent refugee students from attending school. In subsequent posts, we will examine countries that provide case studies

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Part I: War Refugees and Education

Part I: War Refugees and Education

If you look at the ‘great wars’, it’s easy to identify a beginning and end point. For example, World War II began with the German invasion of Poland in September of 1939 and ended in May (or June, depending on the front) of 1946 . Today’s conflicts have no easy

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World Refugee Month

World Refugee Month

The month of June is considered throughout the world as refugee month and June 20th as refugee day. This month is dedicated to raising awareness and support for the current refugee crisis. In late 2000, the United Nations General Assembly formally initiated World Refugee Day to coincide with previously celebrated,

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Citizenship in a Globalized World

Citizenship in a Globalized World

Our world is changing, piece-by-piece, sometimes at a searing pace.  In this environment, it gets harder to imagine what it means to be a citizen.  In many ways we are all becoming global citizens, even though some of us are keen on fighting the change that is coming.  The issue

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Land Grabbing Must Stop

Land Grabbing Must Stop

The Surma ethnic group of Lower Sudanese / Oromo in southern regional state of Sudan has been wrongfully taken to jail and will be forced into slavery because of the land that they occupy.
These fishermen were beaten and some butchered for protesting about giving their land to a Saudi

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