The Role of Communities in Protecting Education from Attack

There were times when conflict was directed at the military and military establishments, now it seems that schools, hospitals and markets are the targets of choice in many of today’s conflicts. Can we help to protect them?

The Role of Communities in Protecting Education from Attack

Global Coalition for Protecting Education from Attack

GCPEA’s new study, The Role of Communities in Protecting Education from Attack: Lessons Learned, examines how organizations supporting education programs have engaged communities to protect schools, students, and teachers in countries experiencing attacks on education. GCPEA has documented a pattern of attacks in 30 countries in the last five years.

The report is intended as a guide for people working in the field. In it, GCPEA urges international and local organizations to seek guidance and input from affected communities when working to prevent and respond to violent attacks on education.

To read the full report, please click here.

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