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Today, one in four children between the ages of 6 and 15 living in conflict areas are missing out on their education.

Some 462 million children live in countries in crisis, their schools often under attack or destroyed. Yet the UK has not signed the safe schools declaration.

Lack of education is a lack of light, it's darkness.

An op-ed by Roméo Dallaire on on how the world is failing to protect children in conflict.

A university professor has been hacked to death in Bangladesh, in an attack police say is similar to killings of secular bloggers and atheists by suspected Islamist extremists.

Four people were killed when rockets hit the southeastern Turkish town of Kilis near the Syrian border on Monday, crashing into an area near a hospital and hitting a teachers' dormitory.

Schools and health facilities have come under increasing threat as violence spreads in Afghanistan, making it harder for children especially to get access to education and medical care, the United Nations reported on Monday.

The children of Yemen are bearing the brunt of a brutal conflict. The cessation of hostilities that has come into effect today is an opportunity for parties to take action to improve their protection.

In 2015, 615 schools in the country's 11 most volatile provinces had to close because of violence, according to the Education Ministry.

Government Response to Damasak Attacks Woefully Inadequate