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FILE - Rohingya refugee children play in a playground in the Thangkhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Aug. 9, 2018. GENEVA - A study by the U.N. Children’s Fund finds more than half a million Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar are not learning the life skills they need to prepare them for the future or to protect them from present-day abuse and exploitation. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children have been languishing in squalid, overcrowded refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar for two years — ever since a mass exodus of 745,000 refugees fleeing persecution and violence in Myanmar began. The U.N. Children’s Fund reports more than a quarter million children up... Full story

19 August