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Widespread Attacks on Education Worldwide More than 11,000 attacks in Past 5 Years
More than 22,000 students, teachers, and academics were injured, killed, or harmed in attacks on education during armed conflict or insecurity over the past five years, according to Education under Attack 2020, a new 300-page report published today by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from At
“Their War Against Education” Armed Group Attacks on Teachers, Students, and Schools in Burkina Faso
When armed men on motorcycles tore up to a school in Béléhédé village in Burkina Faso’s Sahel region in early 2018, panic ensued. “I was in class when the terrorists came. ... They fired a shot, and we all fled to save ourselves,” said Boureima S. (not his real name), a 14-year-old student at the time. “Afterwards, when we went back there, I saw they had burned the principal’s motorcycle...
Education levels among 8 and 9 year olds in the Nuba Mountains: Results of a Rapid Assessment Survey
Civil conflict has tremendous long-term effects on education among marginalized communities. This research is a descriptive analysis of literacy and numeracy rates among children 8 and 9 years old living in the war zone of the Nuba Mountains in Sudan.
Attacks on Girls’ Schools on the Rise as Taliban Make Gains
Local Taliban leaders give deputy education director of the Farah province, Mohammad Sadiq Halimi, an ultimatum. "Fire all male teachers at girls’ schools" he was told. Replace them with women — men should not teach girls, the militants said. The government did as it was told. “We didn’t want to give them an excuse” to shut down the schools by force, Mr. Halimi said.
"All That I Have Lost": Impact of Attacks on Education for Girls and Women in Kasai Central Province, Democratic Republic of Congo
This report documents abuses that women and girls experienced when schools were attacked in the Kasais, focusing specifically on Kasai Central province, where the conflict originated and where the largest number of schools were attacked. This research is part of a multi-country study on the impact of attacks on education on women and girls.
Education Under Attack 2018
This report covers the five-year period from January 2013 to December 2017. The previous edition included profiles of 30 countries that had experienced at least five incidents of attacks on education in which students or education personnel were harmed, including at least one direct attack or one person killed, between 2009 and mid-2013.
"I Will Never Go Back to School": The Impact of Attacks on Education for Nigerian Women and Girls
The 106-page report is based on interviews with 119 victims and eyewitnesses of attacks on schools and education, including survivors of the three largest school abductions in Nigeria: Chibok (April 2014), Damasak (November 2014), and Dapchi (February 2018)
Attacks on Education in Afghanistan
This briefing paper addresses the progress that Afghanistan had made since 2001 on increasing access to education for Afghani children, and how due to ongoing conflict, increasing insecurity and attacks on education, there has been a reversal in this progress since 2018.
Consignes de sécurité applicables dans les établissements relevant du ministère de l'Éducation natio
Protecting Schools from Military Use: Law, Policy and Military Doctrine
This report collects recent and historic examples of laws, court decisions, military orders, policies, and practice by governments, armed forces, non-state armed groups, and courts aimed at protecting schools and universities from use for military purposes.