How education has transformed the life of this Syrian refugee

One day, she was looking at planes taking off and landing at Heathrow with her mother, and realized she wanted to learn to fly. Image: Unsplash/Patrick Tomasso

Kate Whiting

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Maya Ghazal was a co-sponsor of the UNHCR's first Global Refugee Forum in Geneva. Image: UNHCR

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