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  • Never too late to learn

    October 26, 2016

    This UNHCR video holds up the example of young Somali refugee Nawa, who has beat the odds and gained an education in Mala

  • Nepal's forgotten Bhutanese refugees

    October 26, 2016

    The increasing threats of violence and prosecution in Bhutan has led thousands of ethnic minority Nepali-speaking people to flee their country to Nepal in the early 1990s. Since then, Nepal has hosted around 120,000 Bhutanese refugees in seven camps. In 2006, UNHCR, in coordination with the Nepalese government, opted for a third-country resettlement option for the Bhutanese refugees living in these camps. UNHCR has resettled about 100,000 refugees from Bhutan to eight different resettlement countries, a process that should be completed by the end of 2016. In the meantime, the unregistered, unsure of their future, live a frugal life in bamboo sheds in two camps of Beldangi and Sanischare. (Photos and text by Pragati Shahi)