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'Despair of a Generation' as Violence Blocks Education for Millions


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'Despair of a Generation' as Violence Blocks Education for Millions

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Even sanctuaries of learning are not spared from the war and upheaval sweeping the Middle East and North Africa, where nearly 14 million children are prevented from attending school both within their home countries and as refugees, a devastating new report from UNICEF finds.


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Reading, writing, and arithmetic, they need as a bare minimum to have hope to pick up any further education when things calm down some.


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The "West" keeps interfering, and the damage done by NATO is huge. Peace needs to be the first priority,which is not being attempted in Syria. Negotiating ceasefires and helping with solving issues instead of arming alleged "moderates" and refusing to work with designated enemies.


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why is Afghanistan not included here? those kids have endured more bombs and more wars than anybody. nobody in the u.s. ever talks about the human consequences of its endless wars