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Education under Attack 2022

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GCPEA, Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack

In 2020 and 2021, there were more than 5000 reported attacks on education and incidents of military use of schools and universities, causing harm to more than 9000 students and educators in 85 countries. On average, this corresponds to six attacks on education occurring each day during the time period.

Some research findings from the report include:

  • Attacks and military use of educational facilities increased
  • Attacks on schools were the most common
  • At least 4700 students or staff were injured, killed, abducted, arrested, or harmed
  • The use of educational facilities by military more than doubled
  • Children were recruited to armed groups from schools
  • Violence targetting girls and women was used to obstruct their access to education
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