In recent history, Egypt has been a temporary home for Sudanese fleeing violence in their country. There are now 25,000 registered Sudanese refugees in the north African country but it’s estimated that between one and four million live there.
While registered refugees have access to basic healthcare and education many say they are discriminated against. They are also seen as a burden in a country where at least 43 percent of the population live on less than US$2 a day.
This video short profiles the problems faced by single mother Victoria Achol Jaal. Her daughters have been abused and harassed, leaving her no choice but to keep them at home.
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