Desperate Journeys with Khaled Hosseini: Lesson Plan

In this 23 minute film, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini speaks with refugees and their families to explore this question: Why do refugees leave their homes?

While you watch this short film, here are some more questions you can explore, via our Learning Arc:

  • What was life like before migration?
  • In what ways do societal and environmental push and pull forces and more intimate personal contexts motivate people‘s decisions to leave their homes?
  • What happens to those who stay and how do they relate to those who leave?

Click to access the lesson plan here: Desperate Journyes Khalid Hosseini