Playing for peace

20 Jun 2018

With support from a University of Queensland researcher, a Brisbane-based non-government organisation is using the power of sport to help Rohingya refugees living in Malaysia better integrate into their new home.

Anthropologist Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter from UQ’s School of Social Science has spent more than nine years documenting the life of urban refugees in Malaysia, and is an honorary advisor to The Kick Project, which is working with the Rohingya Football Club to help empower the region’s growing number of refugees. 

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