An overview of safety, security and access incidents affecting the provision of education. It is compiled from open sources and provides the link to the original information where possible.
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Monthly News Briefs are available since November 2017
Education in Danger
Attacks on education increased from two in 2019 to ten in 2020.
Schools were set on fire, vandalised or otherwise damaged, and one teacher was killed and another kidnapped in these incidents.
October 2020 INSIGHT: Preliminary monitoring suggests that initial recriminations among pro-independence locals towards Cameroon’s central government have not spilled into accusations or hostility towards aid operations and workers.
Since the pandemic was declared, the overall number of violently damaged schools declined. However, violence against school buildings remains a concern in Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Ukraine, and Yemen.
by Insecurity Insight