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Protecting education during war is not easy, the challenge is multifaceted and yet it is essential.

With over 245 million children estimated to be living in conflict zones, a whole generation is at risk of missing out on education due to the effects of conflict.

Three educational facilities for Palestinian children in the West Bank, occupied Palestine, have been demolished or damaged by Israeli authorities in less than two weeks, just when children were meant to return to school from summer holidays.

Save the Children has released a guide to understanding and implementing the Schools as Zones of Peace Project.

Several students who appeared to have been hit by bullets were quickly evacuated by the police, according to witnesses. Many other students were beaten by the police or arrested.

With Cyprus’ endorsement, 21 European Union countries—three-quarters of its members—have now joined the growing community of states committed to taking concrete action to protect education during armed conflict.

Instead of denying Filipino children their right to safe education, Duterte should sign the Safe Schools Declaration.

We hope that all the countries in the former Yugoslavia will soon follow Serbia’s example in protecting schools, universities, students, and educators from targeted attacks.

The presence of fighters in schools disproportionately affects girls, who are especially exposed to dangers like sexual violence.

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