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A Bleak Future with Education Under Attack in Afghanistan

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Human Rights Watch
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Afghanistan’s children are bleeding again. Multiple bomb blasts on April 19 outside a high school and an education center in Kabul’s Dasht-e Barchi neighborhood left at least six people dead and twenty wounded, including children, and casualties could be much higher.

The World’s Broken Promise of Asylum

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New York Times
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Britain’s new plan to send thousands of asylum seekers to Rwanda exposes the fragile nature of the global refugee compact, which has always fallen prey to domestic politics.

A teacher set up a school for Ukrainian refugee children in Romania

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NPR
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Just over a month ago, Konovalova, 30, was the head teacher of the Ostrovok Primary School in Odesa, Ukraine. But when Russia invaded Ukraine, Konovalova decided she needed to leave the country. Once everyone was safely across the border, she turned her attention to the well-being of displaced Ukrainian children.

Education : Les garçons ont plus de risque de ne pas achever leur scolarité, alerte l’UNESCO

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UNESCO
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Si les filles ont plus de difficultés à accéder à l’éducation et constituent la majorité des enfants non scolarisés au niveau primaire, les garçons sont quant à eux confrontés à des risques croissants de décrochage dans les niveaux supérieurs, selon un nouveau rapport de l’UNESCO publié jeudi et intitulé « Aucun enfant laissé pour compte : rapport mondial sur le décrochage scolaire des garçons ».

Education in Emergencies featured at first European Humanitarian Forum

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Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies
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The Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies hosted an online Humanitarian Talk as part of the first ever European Humanitarian Forum, held in Brussels 21-23 March. Ambassador Felix Baumann, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN, opened the event with a call for greater commitment to education in emergencies, “which remains an under-addressed and under-

Afghanistan: Taliban backtrack on reopening high schools for girls

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BBC News
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The Taliban have reversed a decision to allow Afghan girls to return to high schools, saying a ruling is still to be made on the uniforms they must wear. Schools were set to open nationwide after months of restrictions since the Taliban seized power in August. But the education ministry abruptly announced girls' secondary schools would stay shut, causing confusion. Some girls were in tears as p

A holistic approach to security: The impact of education – Interview with Yasmine Sherif

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Modern Diplomacy
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As the world continues to evolve, new threats challenge our security: climate change, gender inequality, armed conflicts and more, no longer restricted to national borders. Hence, security needs to be understood not only as the absence of physical danger. We need to leave the realist theorist approach behind and consider the human, economic, and environmental dimensions of it.