Barriers to Secondary Education for Syrian Refugee Children in Jordan
Summary As the Syria conflict continues into its tenth year, Syrian refugee children in Jordan are confronting obstacles to education that grow more acute as they progress into secondary education.
Publ.Date : Thu, 25 Jun 2020 22:36:00 GMT
Melbourne university researcher looks at how statelessness has affected Syria\'s Kurds
A researcher from Melbourne University is looking at how statelessness is affecting the Kurds of Syria, incorporating the discriminatory census which took place during the 1960s and the more recent ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Jun 2020 20:24:00 GMT
\'My present research is to shed light on statelessness\': Thomas McGee
Thomas McGee's most recent research is on how statelessness is affecting the Kurds of Syria, he?s looked at the issues historically regarding those who were made stateless as a result of the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 27 Jun 2020 20:17:00 GMT
For newcomers to Canada, social isolation amplified during COVID-19 pandemic
For recent immigrants, social isolation is a challenge tied to the obstacles of arriving in a new country with few connections and often limited language skills.
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Jul 2020 03:03:00 GMT
Migrant teens need school. Around the world, they face pressure not to go.
There are more than seven million school-age migrants who have been legally recognized as refugees under the United Nations? refugee agency (UNHCR) mandate, and hundreds of thousands of others whose ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:11:00 GMT
Schools provide stability for refugees. Covid-19 upended that
Some worry that the current pandemic will only widen inequities within the educational system which hurt refugee children.
Publ.Date : Sat, 27 Jun 2020 05:00:00 GMT
A history of hardships
The American University of Beirut, the region?s oldest and most prestigious foreign institution of higher learning, is facing three existential challenges: the collapse of Lebanon?s economy, ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 02 Jul 2020 04:51:00 GMT
No more swimming in Latakia; Syrians are strangers in their own country
For Ahmad, this was just another reminder that the country he lives in is a far cry from the Syria of his childhood. ?I just feel like there?s nothing called Syria anymore,? he told Syria Direct. A ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 28 Jun 2020 08:09:00 GMT
Cooking in Solidarity: Tupelo group takes part in international conference
Tupelo ? Back in February, Tupelo-based Cooking as a First Language was featured in an article in Smithsonian magazine about how cooking clubs in a growing number of cities are ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 24 Jun 2020 01:00:00 GMT
Amidst police reforms, WFAA finds innocent citizens not fully compensated for damage caused by cops
WFAA has focused on several cases where police have claimed immunity and won when asked to pay for damages caused during standoffs and raids.
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 Jun 2020 01:25:00 GMT
Iraq Annual Country Report 2019: Country Strategic Plan 2018 - 2019 [EN/AR/KU]
English Evaluation and Lessons Learned on Iraq about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Children, IDPs and more; published on 20 Apr 2020 by WFP ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:36:00 GMT
How New York musician Faraj Abyad is trying to revive classical Arabic music around the world
In 2003, when he was 14, Faraj Abyad was introduced to the music of Egyptian singer Mohammed Abdel Wahab. Thanks to Abdel Wahab?s soulful baritone, his moving oud improvisations and unique ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Jun 2020 04:49:00 GMT