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33 photos show what it’s like to go to school in a war zone

A displaced Syrian boy writes on a whiteboard in an UNICEF tent converted into a school at a camp near al-Dana town in northwestern Syria on September 10, 2019.

  • An estimated 420 million children are living in war zones. In 2017, 262 million children were thought to be out of school.
  • The worst areas affected are Africa and the Middle East, in countries like Syria, Yemen, and Iraq.
  • Schooling continues, in whatever way it can, but it’s not a long-term solution.
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Conflict around the world is costing hundreds of millions of children their educations.

In 2019, Save the Children said one in five kids were living in a conflict zone. In February, the non-profit estimated 420 million children were living in war zones, and read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com