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The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack provides the latest news and developments on attacks on education and efforts to protect and prevent them. Information older than three months is included in the News Archive.
July 08, 2015
Prime Minister of Yemen Khaled Bahah announced last January that 2015 would be the year of education in Yemen. Unfortunately, 2015 has become a year of conflict.
July 06, 2015
Suspected militants blew up a government boys primary school in Nawagai tehsil bordering Afghanistan on Sunday, officials and local people told Dawn.
June 24, 2015
In a statement delivered in Geneva today, the Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, highlighted the support of her Office for the recently completed Safe Schools Declaration and Guidelines, which aim to protect schools and universities from military use during armed conflict.
June 23, 2015
Large numbers of children from war-torn countries, often traveling alone, are fleeing abuses in their home countries to seek safety in the European Union, Human Rights Watch said today.