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On June 21, dozens of armed Islamist rebels stormed and occupied a school on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao.

Several students sitting exams were wounded in an explosion at a school.

Pro-Islamic State militants stormed a school in the southern Philippines early on Wednesday and are holding several students hostage.

There’s one more thing Australia could do to protect children’s education in emergencies, and it doesn’t cost a cent: endorse the Safe Schools Declaration.

What better way is there for African states to honour their children than by endorsing and implementing the Safe Schools Declaration?

Botswana has become the 66th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, joining the one third of UN member states that have already signed on to this commitment to safeguard education during armed conflict

More than 630 schools have been damaged, others are occupied by military forces and children and teachers are too afraid to attend classes in Greater Kasai.

Sameer Ahmad, a 19-year-old class 12 student, was hit by a bullet in the head and was in critical condition in a hospital in Srinagar.

The United Nations estimates that in Central Kasaï more than 35,000 children have been affected by attacks, occupations and the closure of schools due to external threats.

Suspected Islamic extremists have wrecked a primary school in central Mali out of hostility to Western-style education,.

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