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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.

The Somali government has taken some steps to protect schools and students, Human Rights Watch said. In 2016 it endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration.

The attacks on Eastern Ghouta, 15 kilometers from the Syrian capital, resulted in the closing of schools, depriving many children in the besieged area of access to education.

Some 27 million children in conflict zones have been forced out of school.

Educational facilities are used in armed conflicts—with children inside. We need to stop this.

Every child deserves an education without fear of violence or attack. Every school should be a safe place for children to learn, play and fulfil their potential.

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