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Save the Children has released a guide to understanding and implementing the Schools as Zones of Peace Project.

Several students who appeared to have been hit by bullets were quickly evacuated by the police, according to witnesses. Many other students were beaten by the police or arrested.

With Cyprus’ endorsement, 21 European Union countries—three-quarters of its members—have now joined the growing community of states committed to taking concrete action to protect education during armed conflict.

Instead of denying Filipino children their right to safe education, Duterte should sign the Safe Schools Declaration.

We hope that all the countries in the former Yugoslavia will soon follow Serbia’s example in protecting schools, universities, students, and educators from targeted attacks.

The presence of fighters in schools disproportionately affects girls, who are especially exposed to dangers like sexual violence.

Human Rights Watch recommends that the Committee recommend that the government of Guinea endorse and implement the Safe Schools Declaration.

Schools and universities in Somalia have been used as military bases, both by AMISOM forces and the al-Shabaab militants they are fighting.

According to the UN, 1 in 3 children in Syria are out of school and 1 in 3 schools are not operating because they have been damaged, destroyed, used by military forces, or used to shelter displaced civilians.

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