Part III: What’s Not Working

Part III: What’s Not Working

 
Welcome to the last post in our “Refugee Education: Students Without Borders” blog series. If you missed the first two, or want a refresher, click War Refugees and Education and Barriers to Refugee Education. To complete your education on refugee education (!), we’re going to zero in on three countries: Lebanon,

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The Lost Boys Of Sudan

The Lost Boys Of Sudan

The Lost Boys of Sudan represent a group of refugees with a unique story of struggle and survival. Despite being torn from their families by civil war as young boys, forced to survive with only each other to rely on, they have had to overcome unimaginable hardship and misfortune. The

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Man-Made Famine, Man-Made Death

Man-Made Famine, Man-Made Death

Голодомор, or the Holodomor, translates to hunger death. In 1932-1933, massive famine known as the Holodomor swept across Ukraine (at the time the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic). No famine of natural causes, the Holodomor resulted directly from Stalinist policies created to force the rebellious Ukrainian population into submission on a

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The Story Of A Refugee Turned Social Entrepreneur

The Story Of A Refugee Turned Social Entrepreneur

My earliest memories are of war, dead bodies and my uncle trying to save my life. At age 3, I became a refugee of the Sudanese civil war and one among 20,000 “Lost Boys of Sudan.” I was orphaned because my father was one of the 2.5 million people who

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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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