More than half a million Rohingya refugees, 60% of them children (UNICEF 2017), have crossed the border into Bangladesh, joining refugee camps or settling informally, and are in dire need of basic services such as food, health care, and protection. To support their humanitarian intervention in the fields of health, nutrition, wellbeing and protection, UNICEF requested this rapid evidence review. […]
This report analyses the socio-normative values, beliefs and practices of the Rohingya around health, wellbeing and nutrition, and around the protection of children, adolescents and women (including gender norms) in the context of mass displacement from Myanmar to refugee camps in Bangladesh. The report provides practical information of Rohingya social and cultural practices so as to best tailor service delivery and emergency programming in the camps.