SDG 01: No Poverty

More refugee girls in Chad see a path to a university education – here’s how

Darfur refugees walk past their school in the Gaga refugee camp in eastern Chad in this January 26, 2006 file photo. Chad's President Idriss Deby held a victory rally attended by thousands of supporters in the sun-baked capital N'Djamena on April 15, 2006 but many nervous residents feared rebels fighting to topple him may return. Insurgents bent on ending Deby's near 16-year rule over one of the world's poorest countries launched their most daring strike yet on Thursday, slipping into the dusty city at dawn before loyalist forces fought them off. Chad, which says the fighting killed more than 300 people,  has accused Sudan of backing the rebels and cut diplomatic ties with Khartoum on Friday, shutting its borders and threatening to stop sheltering refugees from Sudan's Darfur region. Picture taken January 26, 2006. REUTERS/Claire Soares/Files - GM1DSJXCVSAA

Refugee camp's school system transformed when Chad turned its refugee schools into accredited public institutions, meaning they benefit from state resources. Image: REUTERS/Claire Soares

Nellie Peyton
Journalist, Reuters Foundation
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School director Fathya Ali Souleymane poses for a portrait in her office in Touloum refugee camp in Iriba, Chad, November 27, 2019.
A school director poses for a photo in her office in Toyloum refugee camp Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nellie Peyton
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Children at a primary school in Touloum refugee camp in Iriba, Chad, November 27, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nellie Peyton
A man walks through Touloum refugee camp in Iriba, Chad, November 27, 2019
A photo of Touloum refugee camp in Iriba, Chad, November 27, 2019 Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nellie Peyton
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