Al-Hroub, Hanan

A school teacher from occupied Palestine who won The Global Teacher Prize in 2016, Hanan Al-Hroub started teaching traumatized children who had faced violence, or whose parents had been shot in front of them. Hanan Al-Hroub instilled confidence, self-esteem, and the ability to live a normal childhood. She published a book entitled Play and Learn that includes educational games that help children overcome the challenges they face.

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