Global Citizen: How This Organization Is Improving Toilets for Refugees With Disabilities in Bangladesh

Global Citizen: How This Organization Is Improving Toilets for Refugees With Disabilities in Bangladesh

Zokiya fled violence in Myanmar with her family in 2017. They found refuge in a sprawling camp along with hundreds of thousands of other Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, but Zokiya, who’s now 17, swiftly faced a new set of hardships.

Zokiya was born with a disability that affects her ability to stand and walk, and that has made her a frequent target of discrimination and harassment. When her family fled Myanmar, her older brother had to carry her the entire way.

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