Attacks on education occur in many countries affected by armed conflict, insecurity, and weak systems of human rights protections or political pluralism. Schools and universities should be safe havens where students and educators can work toward a better future. Instead, in at least 37 countries globally, there is a pattern of attacks on education by state security forces and non-state armed groups.
Ukraine Points Up the Threat to Education During War
Inter Press Service, June 1, 2022
Over 1,800 schools and universities have been damaged or destroyed since Russia’s invasion on February 24, according to Ukraine’s Education Ministry. Credit: UNICEF NEW YORK, Jun 1 2022 (IPS) – Conflict…