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The UN says 10,000 children have been unable to resume their education this year because militiamen have set up base in their schools.

It will surprise many to learn that unlike Congo, Canada does not have military policies or rules explicitly saying its armed forces will refrain from using schools for military purposes.

Thousands of children in Central African Republic are being prevented from starting the academic year by armed groups which are occupying schools and installing barriers nearby.

A look back at history reveals there’s little new to the goal of protecting education from military interference.

More than a month after multiple companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) occupied various schools of Srinagar, the forces stay put and have even built watch towers and bunkers in the schools’ premises.

UNRWA strongly condemns the parties responsible for the shelling of one of its schools in Khan Eshieh in Syria.

The Afghan government and the international donor community, which have jointly invested billions of dollars, largely for promotion of primary education as a part of Afghanistan’s reconstruction program, are in denial of the dangers that public schools encounter.

No fewer than 611 teachers were killed and 19,000 forced to flee the North-Eastern part of Nigeria between 2009 and 2015 due to the Boko Haram insurgency.

A landmine, that had been planted by ISIS terrorists in the Seif Al-Dawla primary school in Manbij, exploded on Tuesday, causing casualties among the children.

Parents trying to shield their children from the horrors of war should not have to watch them grow up without an education.

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