Boy Overboard Refugees

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  • Boy Overboard Refugees

    1. 2. <ul><li>Discuss what refugees experience and why people are often forced to leave their homes or countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Relate these facts to the lives of the characters in the ”Boy Over Board” story. </li></ul>
    2. 3. <ul><li>In 2003, some 12,800 unaccompanied and separated children applied for asylum in 28 ‘western’ countries. </li></ul><ul><li>During 2001-2003, Afghanistan was the main country of origin of children separated from their families. 5,380 children applied for asylum (fristad) in 20 European countries. </li></ul><ul><li>(UNHCR statistics published http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0807/S00140.htm) </li></ul>
    3. 7. It will probably be a long while before people watch films here again .
    4. 11. After all, they’ve only got each other…
    5. 12. <ul><li>What would you miss most if you had to leave you home and possessions? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the biggests dangers and challenges you might face? </li></ul><ul><li>What would you do if you were to become serparated from your family? </li></ul>

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