Kenya: education as a safe haven

Kakuma - The young girls in the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Safe Haven shelter are enthusiastic about their education despite the harsh conditions in the camp.



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Kenya: Tackling the social and cultural barriers to girls’ education

Nairobi, 15 February 2016 - Refugee girls’ dreams about a better future are often frustrated by numerous obstacles that prevent them from accessing education. Despite the right to education being recognized as a human right by a number of international conventions, this fundamental right remains elusive for most refugee children.



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Marking the International Women's Day

Facing unjust challenges, refugee girls have limited opportunities to pursue their education. At JRS, we believe a girl’s place is in school. We must make room for her. We offer focused programmes that support refugee girls around the world as they progress throughout their education.



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