UN: Millions of Refugee Children Missing Out on Education

The U.N. refugee agency reports more than 3.5 million refugee children aged five to 17 did not attend school last year to the detriment of their future and the future well-being of society. The UNHCR is calling an education crisis for refugee children. Children make up half of the 17.2 million refugees around the world and many of them are missing out on a productive future because they do not go to school. The UNHCR warns neglecting the education of millions of refugee children will undermine the U.N.’s Sustainable Development...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 12 September

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