AT RISK IN ROHINGYA EXODUS 230000 CHILDREN HUNDREDS ALL ALONE

MORE THAN HALF OF THE 400,000 REFUGEES WHO HAVE FLED MYANMAR FOR BANGLADESH SINCE LATE AUGUST ARE CHILDREN, AND HUNDREDS CAME WITHOUT PARENTS, UNICEF SAID.

AT RISK IN ROHINGYA EXODUS 230,000 CHILDREN, HUNDREDS ALL ALONE

Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for leading a campaign against military rule.
The United Nations says up to 400,000 Rohingya have fled the state of Rakhine in western Myanmar since Aug. 25 and are now struggling to find food, shelter and clean water in Bangladesh.
Amid the disorder of the rapidly expanding settlements in Bangladesh, the unaccompanied children are at particular risk for human trafficking, sexual abuse, child labor and child marriage, Mr. Boulierac said.

HONG KONG — More than half of the Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar in the past three weeks are children, including hundreds who traveled without family members, putting them at particular risk in cramped, muddy...

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