The start of the school year brings with it the realisation of the hopes, dreams and aspirations of many hundreds of young people from refugee backgrounds as they commence or continue
their educations in schools across Victoria. For many, walking through the school gate marks a significant achievement in their struggles against oppression and displacement and each step taken
recognises and contributes to the reinstatement of a basic human right – the right to education…
The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (2011). Document name: Newsletter: Welcoming, Readiness & Belonging.