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Botswana has become the 66th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, joining the one third of UN member states that have already signed on to this commitment to safeguard education during armed conflict

More than 630 schools have been damaged, others are occupied by military forces and children and teachers are too afraid to attend classes in Greater Kasai.

Sameer Ahmad, a 19-year-old class 12 student, was hit by a bullet in the head and was in critical condition in a hospital in Srinagar.

The United Nations estimates that in Central Kasaï more than 35,000 children have been affected by attacks, occupations and the closure of schools due to external threats.

There is something concrete Pakistan could do right now: join the 65 other countries that have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration.

Suspected Islamic extremists have wrecked a primary school in central Mali out of hostility to Western-style education,.

All Countries Should Act to Protect Schools During War

A local school was reported to have been directly hit by missiles that caused the roof to catch fire.

In almost all of today’s armed conflicts, schools and other institutions that should be safe for children and teachers are ripped apart by violence.

Romania has become the 65th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration and join a global movement to protect learning at all levels during armed conflict.

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