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Thousands of children in Colombia are dropping out of school because their families have fled from the affects of Latin America's longest-running conflict.

Afghanistan needs to take steps to protect children and their future by implementing the Safe Schools Declaration it signed in 2015.

Children born into Syria’s war are affected by a lack of educational opportunities, health care and recreational spaces, many of which have been damaged and destroyed by bombs, says UNICEF.

GCPEA's Director, Diya Nijhowne, discusses ways states can confront attacks on higher education.

When government security forces’ use of school affects children’s access to education, they may be violating the children’s right to education guaranteed under international human rights law.

Pakistan has seen most attacks against educational targets and highest number of fatalities than any other country in the world.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday voiced alarm at reports of deadly attacks on Syrian schools and hospitals.

Up to 50 people were killed in missile attacks on at least four hospitals and a school in rebel-held areas of northern Syria on Monday.

In the report, the Special Representative expressed her deep concern at the increasing number of attacks on schools, as well as military use of schools, in countries affected by war.

Amid Russian air raids and the advance of pro-Assad forces, some students persist in going to class.