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World Refugee Day - It's Her Turn

World Refugee Day - It's Her Turn

June 20th marks World Refugee Day. For millions of women and girls among the world’s ever-growing refugee population, education remains an aspiration, not a reality.  In Africa, COVID-19 is, in fact, amplifying the struggle that children are already facing to reach a quality education.  Malala Fund research is showing that, globally, up to 10 million secondary school aged girls may never return to the classroom due to harmful gender norms, early child marriage, child labour and strains on household and government spending.

Click here to read more about the UNHCR’s (UN Refugee Agency) commitment to making education for refugee girls a priority.

 

 

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