Map of Affected Countries
Since mid-2009, more than 30 countries have experienced a pattern of targeted attacks on schools, teachers, and students, or the military use and occupation of schools by armed forces. Click on a country on the map below, or the list to the right, to view documents detailing the nature and scope of attacks. Documents on programmatic measures to protect education and on relevant domestic law are listed where available.
Nature and Scope of Attacks
Children and Armed Conflict: Report of the Secretary-General (A/68/878–S/2014/339) | United Nations Security Council, 2014
Education Under Attack 2014 (Nigeria) | Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack, 2014
Keep Away from Schools or We'll Kill You: Right to Education Under Attack in Nigeria | Amnesty International, 2013
Nigeria: Boko Haram Targeting Schools | Human Rights Watch, 2012
Education under Attack 2010 | UNESCO, 2010