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    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.

  • Rohingya kids return to school in Bangladesh

    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.

  • 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.

  • Orange backpacks in Bangladesh

    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.

  • Prime minister Sheikh Hasina

    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.

  • Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra

    Open your hearts, treat Rohingya children as your own: Priyanka

    Unicef Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says the world should learn from Bangladesh how to stand beside the distressed humanity.

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    Diphtheria cases keep coming up

    Although the first round of diphtheria vaccination is over in Cox's Bazar, new cases of infection among the Rohingyas and the locals continue to be reported in the district every day.

  • Rohingya children must be protected

    We are appalled to learn that there are around 40,000 orphans among the three lakh children in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

  • Hunger gnaws at Rohingya children in camps

    Along with an estimated 625,000 Rohingyas who have fled Myanmar for camps in Bangladesh since late August, hundreds of thousands of mothers are struggling to feed themselves and their babies.

  • Rohingya children face harsh reality

    When much of the camp around her is still fast asleep, Radia, 12, wakes up at 5:00am and quickly buries herself in her Quran study. Throughout the day, she spends as much time as she can -- eight to ten hours daily -- memorising the Arabic texts.

  • Rohingya Orphans: 14,740 and counting

    A total of 14,740 orphan Rohingya children have been identified since September 20 when the process started in the settlements in Ukhia and Teknaf.

  • Unicef to open 1,300 new schools for Rohingya children

    Unicef will establish more than 1,300 new learning centres for Rohingya children who have fled Myanmar violence to Bangladesh since August 25.

  • ‘Rohingya children beheaded, men burnt alive by Myanmar troops’

    Rohingya children and women are being massacred, burnt alive and are fleeing their homes as reports of renewed persecution against Rohingya Muslims living in the Rakhine State of Myanmar dominates international and local media.