Rohingya children

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

What lies ahead for the 4 lakh Rohingya children?

On August 25, 2017, the Myanmar army attacked the Rohingya, and approximately 7 lakh people—including 4 lakh children—fled to Bangladesh. As a result, Cox's Bazar quickly became home to the largest refugee camp in history.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

‘Rohingya refugees need education to take control of their future’

Rohingya human rights activist Razia Sultana talks to Shuprova Tasneem from The Daily Star on Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day.

August 24, 2020
August 24, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic: 315,000 Rohingya children out of learning centres, says Unicef

The coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt life for more than 460,000 Rohingya children living in Cox’s Bazar district, Unicef said today.

June 21, 2020
June 21, 2020

Coronavirus fallout: Rohingya children at growing risk of trafficking

Amid worsening socioeconomic conditions caused by coronavirus, the Rohingya children living in the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar face heightened risk of violence including child trafficking, child labour and child marriage, child rights organization Educo said today.

December 15, 2019
December 15, 2019

Half a million Rohingya children yet to see inside of classroom: Amnesty

The international community must not shirk its responsibility to the education of Rohingya children in Bangladesh Cox’s Bazar camps, Amnesty International says ahead of the first Global Refugee Forum.

August 17, 2019
August 17, 2019

Rohingya Children: Unicef seeks urgent investment in edn

The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has called for urgent investment in education of the Rohingya children who live at different refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar.

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

145,000 Rohingya children going to Unicef's learning centres

More than 145,000 Rohingya children – living in Cox's Bazar camps – are now going to Unicef-supported learning centres, as a new school year begins.

November 18, 2018
November 18, 2018

UN condemns rights abuses in Myanmar

A key United Nations committee endorsed a resolution on Friday expressing "grave concern" and "strongly condemning" all violations and abuses of human rights against Rohingyas in Myanmar.

September 30, 2018
September 30, 2018

A classroom in a backpack

Orange backpacks, with the word “Sputnique” on them, made their way to different corners of the country. And somehow, everywhere these backpacks, each weighing about five kilograms, went, they brought significant benefit to those who were able to use them to their fullest potential.

September 25, 2018
September 25, 2018

Invest in Myanmar as well for Rohingya children’s education: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urges the international community to invest in Myanmar too so that the Rohingya children can enjoy their rights, including that to education, upon their return to their homeland.