‘Refugee Education 2030 sets out a vision for the inclusion of refugee children and youth in equitable quality education that contributes to resilience and prepares them for participation in cohesive societies. It aims to foster the conditions, partnerships, collaboration and approaches that lead to all refugee, asylum seeker, returnee and stateless children and youth and their hosting communities, including the internally displaced in those communities, to access education that enables them to learn, thrive and develop their potential.‘ Ref:United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, September 2019

The recent humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is causing many Afghans to leave their country.  As a result, displaced Afghan children and youth urgently need to be provided access to inclusive, equitable and quality education. India is one of the countries in the world that provides safe shelter to Afghan migrants. With its partners in India, Banyan Initiative for Development

  • Supports the primary school enrolment of children from refugee and asylum seeking communities arriving in New Delhi so that they receive education accredited by national authorities.
  • Psychosocial support to youth as they strive to adjust their lives, become self-sufficient, enabling them to build resilience in new cultural contexts.

RESOURCES

  1. UNHCR Education Report 2021: ‘Staying the course’ – The challenges facing refugee education
  2. UNHCR Report :Turn the tide: Refugee Education in Crisis
  3. UNHCR Report : Refugee Education 2030