Education is often viewed as the key to uniting nations, bringing human beings closely together. But in some parts of the world, situations of violent conflicts and war make it hard to recognize the crucial role of education that can contribute to building a culture of peace. For example, the displacement of millions of Syrian children has left education in crisis across host countries like Lebanon and Turkey. While each of these countries officially allow Syrian children access to a formal education, barriers still remain.Read More
"In addition to lack of school access, attacks on schools, teachers and students are further horrific reminders of the terrible price Syria’s children are paying in a crisis approaching its fifth year," said Hanaa Singer, UNICEF representative in Syria.
It is a day where the world made a promise to children: “That we would do everything in our power to protect and promote their rights to survive and thrive, to learn and grow, to make their voices heard and to reach their full potential.”Read More
UNICEF began a campaign calling for an end to violence against children. Automatically, you would think why would they need to actually do a campaign on something so obvious right? Wrong.Read More