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This Mum Happily Chatted In Her Native Tongue To Their Story Is Our Story As She Waited With Her Son For His Chance For Surgery

Born with a cleft palate: The hospital giving hope to Rohingya children in Bangladesh

HOPE Field Hospital for Women changes the lives of Rohingya children in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, by providing free surgery to repair cleft lips and palates - an orofacial cleft that causes problems feeding, hearing and speaking, as well as social stigma and rejection.

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More Than Half Of The Rohingya Refugees Living In The Settlement Are Children

The 'lost' generation of Rohingya children

Christophe Mortier, our Director of Photography and Portraitist of France 2017, has created a series of portraits of Rohingya children we met on the ground during our refugee story gathering trip to Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - the largest refugee settlement in the world where more than half of the residents are children.

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Melissa Dalton Bradford Executive Director Sings With Trainee Midwifes At Hope Field Hospital For Women

Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) visits HOPE Field Hospital for Women where aspiring midwives train to combat maternal mortality

Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) has come to HOPE Field Hospital for Women, the first 24/7 Bangladeshi-run field hospital operating in Cox's Bazar refugee settlement. Our host HumaniTerra provides training for aspiring local Bangladeshi midwifes at the hospital to not only to empower the locals in an often tense and fraught dynamic, but also to massively reduce the maternal mortality rate.

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Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) has arrived at Cox's Bazar, the world's largest refugee settlement

Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) has safely entered Bangladesh to gather the stories of some of the 725,000 Rohingya refugees who have escaped extreme violence in Myanmar and who now live in Cox's Bazar - the largest refugee settlement in the world where, according to UNHCR, over half of the residents are children.

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Bridging The Gap Between Newcomers And Established Citizens

PRESS RELEASE: Frankfurt-based refugee-storysharing charity joins forces with Frankfurt International School to host special event

Their Story is Our Story, a charity in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, run entirely by volunteers, is collaborating with Frankfurt International School for the first event of its kind to help bridge the gap between refugees and established citizens within the local communities of Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Coming Soon: A Long-awaited Story of Family Reunification

Would this mother EVER see her husband again? Her children again? Would this family EVER be reunited? That sinister question mark hooked me like a harpoon to the heart.

Well... I couldn’t have imagined how that story would change.

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Refugee Dinner

Connecting Around the Dinner Table

"We did not choose to leave our home and find a new one here in Europe. We don’t want this life. We miss our family and our home and our lives in Syria. We are no different than anyone else. We sit and eat dinner around a table just like you do."

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Let Me Tell You My Story - Goodreads GIVEAWAY!

Enter this Goodreads GIVEAWAY for a chance to win your own copy of Let Me Tell You My Story!

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Let Me Tell You My Story - Reviewed by Catherine Arveseth

"My girls went quiet. With each handful of words I read, genuine sorrow began to crease their faces. They were considering it all. The sting of loss. The darkness of despair. The wrongs of injustice. And the need for compassion."

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Radio Active Interview with Melissa Dalton-Bradford

"How am I going to answer the upcoming generation? How am I going to leave some sort of small legacy so I could say, 'I could not do everything, I'm sorry that I couldn't do everything, but could I do something? Could I do something, just one small thing?' It's an accumulation of all of these one small things, that literally do shift history."

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