A Rohingya girl’s journey from refugee camps to college

Formin Akter, a Rohingya refugee girl, smiles as she poses for a picture before heading to Chittagong to attend school at the Asian University for Women, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh – The first time I met Formin Akter, she wanted to talk about Helen Keller. Formin was 18. She was sitting on a plastic stool in a bamboo shelter at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. Like the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees around her, she and her family had fled a campaign […]

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