Education is the ultimate tool of empowerment, particularly for refugees. These gifts — school supplies, chalkboards and more — help refugee children prepare for the future and recover from the trauma they’ve endured.
Personal Trainer and fitness expert Andre Belibi takes on the incredible challenge of running 2,800 miles across the U.S. to raise funds and awareness for refugee children's education.
More than half of the world’s refugees are under the age of 18. Without access to education, an entire generation's future is at risk.
3.7 million refugee children are out of school. By supporting their education, you are investing in them — and in humanity.
Decades of conflict has forced millions of refugees from their homes in Afghanistan. Meet five Afghan refugees who are beginning to rebuild through education and entrepreneurship opportunities.
Like too many other young refugees, sisters Huraima and Saima’s schooling has been interrupted by conflict. Now, they're both involved in a program that helps them continue their education.
Ensuring that children continue to learn during a pandemic has required resourcefulness and innovation. See how UNHCR has helped education continue for displaced children around the world!
Here are five facts from the 2022 UNHCR Refugee Education Report, that give greater insight into the current status of refugee children’s education and how it can be improved.
A new education report from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, shows data from more than 40 countries indicating that refugees lag behind their non-refugee peers on enrollment in all levels of education.
Meet Djawahir and Tadjadine, a Darfuri refugee couple who prioritizes education for themselves and their children.
Author, vlogger and UNHCR supporter John Green on why displaced children deserve the same treatment as children everywhere – including the right to an education.
For nearly two decades, Mary Maker lived in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya after fleeing her home as a small child. Here she recalls how family tragedy, unpaid school fees, and a fear of failure nearly ended her chances of an education – and how a refusal to give up ultimately won the day...
UNHCR is urging governments and donors to help bridge critical gaps by ensuring the inclusion of refugee students in national education systems and the continuity of higher education programs.
In a new report, UNHCR predicts that COVID-19 will have catastrophic effects on refugee education if the international community does not take bold and immediate action.
UNHCR is calling for an international effort to guarantee secondary education for refugee children and youth, as levels of school and university enrollment remain critically low.
A troubling new report indicates that opportunities to learn diminish greatly when children are forced to flee their homes and as they grow older.
USA for UNHCR supporters like you have already helped thousands of kids to keep learning during the coronavirus pandemic, but more children need your help.
According to a new report, more than 3.5 million refugee children did not have the chance to attend school in the last academic year.
Of the 7.1 million refugee children of school age, 3.7 million - more than half - do not go to school, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, says in a report released today.
Refugee children will benefit from school supplies under a global campaign launched by non-profit H&M Foundation in support of UNHCR.
But beneath this sexual assault victim's raw pain there is resilience and strength, she still has dreams for the future despite the horrors of her past.
Since fleeing the violence in Syria, Muzoon has become a champion for education among Syrian refugees, particularly young women and girls.
Not only is Esther now at the top of her class, but she has a mission to fight against traditions that consign women to domestic roles.
Children around the world deserve the opportunity to learn and reach their full potential. Learn how four UNHCR programs are empowering young refugees and giving them hope for a brighter future.
The collaboration with Microsoft aims to empower 25,000 refugee and host community youth in Kakuma with digital skills and computer science trainings by 2021.