Rahima has lived her entire life in a Rohingya refugee camp – for her, education is the ticket to a normal life

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Date: 10 Oct South China Morning Post | Story Source: South China Morning Post ~ Go to Original Article

Rahima is among only a few Rohingya refugee girls to have completed the Bangladeshi equivalent of high school, a feat she could only achieve by sneaking past the camp’s checkpoints and bribing Bangladeshi public school officials for a placement.

At an age when many young Rohingya women have children, Rahima Akter has other plans. From the refugee camp in southern Bangladesh where she was born, Akter, a 19-year-old with a confident smile who goes by the name Khushi, says she aspires to become the most…


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