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The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack is a unique inter-agency coalition formed in 2010 to address the problem of targeted attacks on education during armed conflict.
May 14, 2013
Boko Haram attacks hit school attendance in Borno State
KANO, NIGERIA, 14 May 2013 (IRIN) - Around 15,000 children in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, have stopped attending classes since February 2013, according to a Borno State Ministry of Education official who preferred anonymity, as Boko Haram extremists continue a wave of attacks on state schools.
May 01, 2013
Will London Respond to Somalia's Needs?
50 Countries will meet in London on May 7 to support the nation-building project in Somalia. It is crucial that women, children and displaced people are at the forefront of the debate.
I met Fatuma in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, late last year. A few days before, she had been raped by an armed militia man while she slept in one of the city’s camps for displaced people.
“Schools must be safe places of learning and development for all children. They should be zones of peace. Those who attack schools and hospitals should know that they will be held accountable.”
- Secretary General's 10th Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict, 2011