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How teachers use mobile phones as education tools in refugee camps

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Through long-term research in Dadaab, we found that students use Facebook groups to get feedback on their school essays as well as to interact with peers who can help them face challenges, like being the first girl in their family to go to school.

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Book Review: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

I was quite taken by the conversation Terry Gross was having with a Pakistani author on Fresh Air on NPR. His composed and very sensible views made me listen more closely. 937 more words


Reducing hygiene programmes for refugees will affect women most

Nick Herbert from CalAid discusses the recent decision by international refugee charities to swap  premade hygiene packs for prepaid cash cards.

It is far too easy to oversimplify the ongoing refugee crisis and to generalise those who have been forced to live through it. 816 more words

That's What She Said

The Refugee Crisis in MENA

In May 2016, the Washington Post ran an interesting article on the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa, entitled, “The real refugee crisis is in the Middle East, not Europe… 546 more words

Technological​ Solution for Refugees' Language Problems in Turkey

Gaziantep, Turkey:  “The idea started after many Syrian friends were calling me to translate for them between Turkish and Arabic while they were finishing their papers or dealing in their daily life with Turkish people,” Said Mujahid Akil, the Executive Manager and the founder of Tarjemly life… 580 more words

Written Reports

All Welcome at Middlesbrough Refugee Liturgy

All are welcome to join together for a refugee solidarity liturgy in Middlesbrough.


The event will be an hour of prayer, music and reflection on Wednesday May 3 at 7pm at The Holy Name of Mary Church in Linthorpe. 172 more words


Labour: 'EU referendum a vote for managed migration' and other stories

Sir Keir Starmer, Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary has announced his party’s plan for exiting the EU.

Sir Keir guaranteed the rights of 3 million EU citizens currently living in the UK should Labour be elected. 378 more words