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The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack provides the latest news and developments on attacks on education and efforts to protect and prevent them. Information older than three months is included in the News Archive.

Over one-third of countries worldwide promise to protect education in war

By age 12 to 15, two-thirds of girls are out of school, and only 37 percent of adolescent girls can read — compared to 66 percent of adolescent boys

Yemen has become the 70th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration and commit to take concrete measures to enhance protection for schools, universities, students, teachers, and academics during armed conflict

HRW called upon the government of Sri Lanka to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration.

Girls face threats including sexual harassment, kidnapping, and acid attacks, as well as targeted attacks and threats against girls’ education.

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