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Deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on schools and universities, their students, and staff have become more widespread over the last five years, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said in the 2018 edition of its flagship report, released today.

More than 12,700 attacks, including bombings, arson and violent repression of education-related protests, took place between 2013 and 2017.

If Europe can find common ground in a singing competition, it certainly should be able to rally united to the cause of protecting children’s future.

Some 200,000 girls and boys in eastern Ukraine are commuting to schools whose classroom walls are often riddled with bullets, and playgrounds scattered with metal remnants of war.

The federal government has stepped efforts to ensure that schools in Nigeria, especially those in the North East are not being used for military purposes.

An estimated 1,500 schools have been destroyed since 2014, with over 1,280 casualties "among teachers and students".

It is the largest-ever mass exodus of teachers from the region, observers say.

Schools in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions — the northwest and the southwest — were shuttered for nearly a year starting in November 2016.

At least 11 students have been reported dead.

According to Human Rights Watch, such actions could amount to war crimes

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