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The issue

LOST GENERATION

26%

This is the increase in the number of refugee children of school age since 2000.

Source : UNESCO

48%

of refugee school-age children are out of school.

Source : UNHCR

MOHAMAD's LESSONS
LEARNT

As half of the syrian population, Mohamad had to flew his home. He escaped to Lebanon.

25%

people living in Lebanon are refugees.

Source : UNHCR

69%

of the refugees live under the poverty line.

Source : UNHCR

More than half of those syrian refugee children are out of school.

Source : UNHCR

1 million

syrian children where born in exile during the last 8 years.

Source : UNHCR

WHY EDUCATION FOR REFUGEES
IS IMPORTANT

EDUCATION IS NOT ONLY A HUMAN RIGHT, enshrined in the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child and the 1951 Refugee Convention.

"Education is the most powerful weapon", according to Nelson Mandela

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