In world’s largest refugee camp, Rohingya children face a desperate choice

Publisher:
PBS News Hour
Published
Topic(s)
Human Rights and Children's Rights - Right to Education
Humanitarian Sectors - Education
Forced Displacement - Refugees
Violence - Gender Based Violence
English

On the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, the world’s largest refugee camp houses a generation of lost Rohingya children. Because Bangladesh bans them from school, they face a hard choice: Break the law, or relinquish dreams of a better future. In response, some children have begun teaching each other. Special correspondent Tania Rashid reports on the lengths these persecuted children go for an education.