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The federal government has stepped efforts to ensure that schools in Nigeria, especially those in the North East are not being used for military purposes.

An estimated 1,500 schools have been destroyed since 2014, with over 1,280 casualties "among teachers and students".

It is the largest-ever mass exodus of teachers from the region, observers say.

Schools in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions — the northwest and the southwest — were shuttered for nearly a year starting in November 2016.

At least 11 students have been reported dead.

According to Human Rights Watch, such actions could amount to war crimes

Britain Becomes 74th Country to Join Safe Schools Declaration.

U.K. announces endorsement during Commonwealth heads of government meeting in London.

Four attacks across Afghanistan on Saturday night and Sunday killed at least 26 government security officers, while two schools were also set ablaze.

NRC encourages the Colombian government to sign the Safe Schools Declaration, to ensure that schools are protected.