4 May 2010 - UNICEF is helping Sri Lankan children return to school after more than two decades of armed conflict.

Tape#: 8879
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Students are back in school after being displaced by armed conflict in eastern Sri Lanka.

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Production date: September 27-October 4, 2009

Duration: 3:02

Keywords: UNICEF, children, emergencies, Sri Lanka, education, schools, displacement, conflict

Main shooting locations: Eastern Sri Lanka

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The odds are stacked against them, but at least they are back in class, and getting back into the rhythm of school.

Just a few weeks after being re-settled in this remote part of Eastern Sri Lanka.

11 year old Shanthi was displaced along with the rest of her community by armed conflict, and has not been in a classroom since 2006.


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