Daily News Flash 741


SPECIAL EDITION: Refugee Girls Education #HerTurn, Issue 741, Thurs 5 April 2018: KEEP UP YOUR PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE! More articles are available: www.flexlearnstrategies.net/news/

Quote of the Day

It’s easy to look at the refugee crisis and feel overwhelmed. But every positive action we do, creates ripples and creates change

Giles Duley

#HerTurn: Breaking New UNHCR report reveals critical gap in education for refugee girls

“Her Turn”, a new report from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, reveals that refugee girls are only half as… Continue reading >



#HerTurn: 7 Strategies to Help Refugee Girls Go to School

Access to education is a fundamental human right. It is essential to the acquisition of knowledge and to “the full development of the human personality”, as the Universal Declaration of… Continue reading >

Pakistan: Digital Literacy in Refugee Camps 

Opening up a world of learning for refugee children. Find out how Teach the World Foundation are bringing digital literacy to displaced children.. Continue reading >

Childhood Interrupted – Children’s voices from the Rohingya refugee crisis

At least 688,000 refugees have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine state, following an extreme escalation of violence, and have sought safety in neighbouring Bangladesh... Continue reading >

Rohingya girls are living in a grim purgatory

For every one of the almost one million Rohingya people living in camps in camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, life is an incomprehensible struggle. And girls have it worst… Continue reading >



Refugee education: The time to act is now

Over the coming months UN Member States will gather in Geneva to negotiate the Programme of Action for the Global Compact on Refugees – a potentially landmark… Continue reading >



UN: 2 million children out of school in Yemen

About 2 million children were out of school in Yemen, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF has warned. “Nearly half a million children have dropped out… Continue reading >



Save the Children’s Report – Losing out on learning: providing refugee children the education they were promised

Over half of the world’s registered refugees at school age, some 3.5m children… Continue reading >



Job Opportunity

1) Title: Director (Education in Emergencies)

2) Organization: Save the Children

3) Location: Washington DC

4) Application Date: N/A (re-posted)

What’s up!

1) Title: Convergent Action for Girls & Women: Emerging Lesson from the Field (Insights to Action)

2) Location: N/A (Webinar)

3) Date: 5-6 April, 2018


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