Asian University for Women helping Rohingya refugees into higher education as it marks its 10th anniversary

Since last August, nearly 700,000 members of Myanmar’s Rohingya community have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh. Ordinarily, the women among them would have few future prospects and little opportunity to find gainful employment. But this is one thing the Asian University for Women (AUW) in Bangladesh is trying to change, by helping women from the displaced Rohingya community into higher education to give them a brighter future.

More information: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/2145373/asian-university-women-helping-rohingya-refugees-higher-education-it-marks

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