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Education is Breaking Down Cultural Barriers between Refugees and Host Nations

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The Independent
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Photojournalist Paddy Dowling travelled to Kuala Lumpur to discover the impact of a new alternative and holistic educational model being implemented in primary schools. Fatima Sharif’s smile cuts through the bustle of diners as she serves coffee at Eat Dignity, the restaurant and vocational training facility at the Dignity School Foundation, in Kuala Lumpur. Fatima attends the school nestled in t

For Refugee Children, Reading Helps Heal Trauma

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The New York Times
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Psychologists find that story time can build the strong relationships they need for healthy development.  As the war in Syria has uprooted lives by the millions, humanitarian organizations have worked to supply food, shelter and medical relief. These services are a lifeline for millions, and it’s a herculean task to fulfill them on the scale that refugee crises demand.

When Disaster Strikes: How Education and Children's Futures were Battered by Cyclone Idai

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Theirworld
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An in-depth look at how the deadly storm and flooding has disrupted the schooling of half a million children in southeast Africa - and the efforts to rebuild.   First comes the shock and the terror. Then the fight for survival - to find food, water and shelter, and to avoid diseases. But in the wake of a natural disaster, children very quickly need protection and education.

Greeks Oppose Free Education for Refugee Children

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Al Jazeera
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Greece is trying to offer education to young refugees on the Aegean Islands. However, getting children into classes is proving difficult. The already thin resources are being stretched too far, say locals, while refugee parents are wary of Greek schools. Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from the Island of Samos.

ECW joins forces with the Islamic Development Bank

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Education Cannot Wait
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Education Cannot Wait joins forces with the Islamic Development Bank to address the challenge of 28 million out-of-school children in OIC Member countries.

ACT to Protect Children Affected by Conflict

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Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
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UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Launches New Initiative to Improve Awareness and Action to Protect Boys and Girls Affected By Armed Conflict The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Ms.