Monthly Archives: July 2011

Education needs to be protected by law

Français | Español Human Rights Watch has supplied further momentum to the growing movement to protect education during conflicts, by pointing out the gap between global and national legal protections. Governments should explicitly outlaw attacks on schools and curtail their … Continue reading

Posted in Basic education, Conflict, Legislation, Millennium Development Goals, Refugees and displaced people | 2 Comments

BRIEFLY: Background on education and conflict

Prospects, UNESCO’s Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, has published a special issue on education and armed conflict. It draws together seven background papers written for the 2011 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, with an editorial by Clementina Acedo, director of … Continue reading

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Security Council acts to deter attacks on schools

Français | Español By Kevin Watkins, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report The real measure of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report’s impact is not how well it is received by governments, but whether it makes … Continue reading

Posted in Child soldiers, Conflict, Human rights, Sexual violence | 4 Comments