Children in War-torn Syria Risk their Lives to Go to School

NEW YORK (October 21, 2016) – With the start of the school year in Syria, over 1.7 million children remain out of school and another 1.3 million are at a risk of dropping out, according to new education data.[1]

Escalating violence, displacement, increased poverty, and an overstretched and under-resourced education system continue to force children out of school, denying them of their right to education.

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