Principle versus practice

This report starts by giving an overview of internal displacement in Turkey. Next, the paper looks at Turkish laws relating to the right to education and to discrimination, examining how discrimination impairs the education if internally displaced children. Thirdly, the paper discusses the consequences of the socio-economic impact of displacement on their education. Finally, the paper looks at Turkish government policies intended to address the situation, and draws lessons from this case study applicable to other areas of protracted displacement, which can help ensure the right to education for all internally displaced children.

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