Safe Schools and Learning Environment: How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Refugee Schools

The purpose of these guidelines is to support UNHCR staff, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and other partners in education take practical steps to prevent and respond to violence in schools. By recognizing the existence of violence in refugee schools and exploring its root causes, UNHCR hopes to draw attention to the urgent need to ensure safe education is available to all children of concern. The guidelines are organized in four main “steps”, or chapters, which provide UNHCR staff and other partners with a framework for developing effective prevention and response strategies.

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Safe Schools and Learning Environments