Refugees, sport, and mental health

Refugees, sport, and mental health

0 0 about 1 year ago
The trauma of war and displacement has a negative impact on the mental health of hundreds of thousands of refugees around the world. Australian researchers recently travelled to a large refugee camp in Bangladesh* where around 500,000 Rohingya people are living. The researchers found that sports and exercise programs make a huge difference to these refugees' physical and mental health, and to their well-being.

*There are around 900,000 Rohingya refugees now living in Bangladesh

Find us on Facebook