News from UNHCR Canada

UNHCR Canada is a branch office of the UN Refugee Agency. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country.

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7 ways to help refugee girls go to school

Social and cultural conventions often result in boys being prioritised over girls to attend school. Poor facilities can block refugee girls' access to schools.

March 08, 2018