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A group of children seated on the ground

Displaced children sit on the dusty ground in the outskirts of Ouagadougou’s Arrondissement 9 in Burkina Faso, home to a community of over 600 people displaced from their homes in Silgadji village, Sahel region. Of the 300 children in the community, 145 remained out of school as of February 2020. “Each week I go around to the schools, trying to find places for them,” said Ali Tapsoba, the community leader. February 9, 2020.  

© 2020 Lauren Seibert/Human Rights Watch.