Monotony of daily life de-motivates students
Vietnamese, form the largest group of refugees in Cambodia. Unlike other
refugees in the country, known as urban refugees, Montagnards are held
in a number of closed sites guarded by police officers in the capital,
Phnom Penh. The sites are practically detention centres as residents
are only permitted to leave for medical reasons. This policy hinders the
provision of education services to this group, and consequently
negatively affects their mental health.