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

Children across Japan are returning to school this week for the new semester, but elsewhere in the world as many as 263 million children won’t be so lucky.

Today, a coalition of Syrian nongovernmental groups arrived in Geneva with a simple demand: to Save Syrian Schools.

43 per cent of 1.7 million school-aged Syrians are out of school

73 countries have committed to protect education in armed conflict

Human Rights Watch statement to HRC panel on Protecting the Rights of the Child in Humanitarian Situations

More than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls are missing after an attack on a boarding school by Boko Haram jihadists

Students and teachers fled for their lives when Boko Haram fighters attacked a girls' boarding school in Nigeria.

Attacks on hospitals and schools have become the "new normal".

Children continue to pay the heaviest price of attacks on schools, which leave them unable to learn or fulfil their potential. This is why the governments of Argentina and Norway champion the Safe Schools Declaration.