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Education in conflict

EDUCATION IN CONFLICT PROGRESS IN GETTING ALL CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS INTO SCHOOL IS BEING HELD BACK BY CONFLICT out-of-school children and adolescents 34 MILLION live in conflict countries.* Children in conflict countries are two times more likely to be out of school than their peers elsewhere. Adolescents in conflict countries are two thirds more likely to be out of school than their peers Children in conflict countries are 30% less likely to complete primary school and half as likely to complete lower secondary school. elsewhere. "in 2012 CONFLICT EXACERBATES ALREADY EXISTING INEQUALITIES 90% The poorest children in conflict countries are twice as likely to be out of school as the poorest elsewhere. Adolescent girls are almost 90% more likely to be out of secondary school than young women elsewhere. Girls are almost two and a half times more likely to be out of school if they live in a conflict country than those elsewhere. INEFFECTIVE AID SYSTEMS ARE LEAVING PEOPLE IN NEED FALLING THROUGH THE CRACKS 36% Conflicts today are lasting longer. Traditional Humanitarian aid answered only 36 % of education's request for funds in 2014, compared to 60% for other sectors. humanitarian assistance needs to adapt. Primary school aged children in long-term crises received half the amount of development aid than those 100 $$$$$> $$$$$ 曲 elsewhere. 80 60% 36% Just 10% of development aid went to education in 2013 20 10% other sectors education CRISIS APPEALS AREN'T WORKING: MILLIONS GO WITHOUT LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES 4% TSUNAMI SUDAN (2005) (2010) IRAQ (2003) 4% of the 342 appeals between 2000-2014 received AFGHANISTAN (2001) half of humanitarian aid to education SUDAN (2013) SUDAN 21 MILLION .in 2013, 21 million people in conflict countries (2007) were identified as needing education support; but just 8 million of these were targeted in appeals. SUDAN (2008) SUDAN (2009) SUDAN (2012) ONLY 3 MILLION .with the majority of education appeal requests left ALL OTHER 327 APPEALS unmet, only 3 million people received humanitarian assistance, leaving 18 million without help. EDUCATION IS A LOW PRIORITY IN TIMES OF CRISIS IN 2014, EDUCATION RECEIVED ONLY 2% OF HUMANITARIAN AID; HALF THE MINIMUM 4% TARGET SET IN 2011. THIS TARGET IS NOW SEEN AS INSUFFICIENT AND NEEDS REVISION. 4%C In 2013, even if the 4% target was met, 15.5 million children and youth would have been without humanitarian assistance 8% 2 > MILLION MILLION The DRC would have needed 8% of humanitarian aid to reach all children and youth targeted in appeals. In Afghanistan, the 4% target would have left over 4 million children and youth without hu- manitarian assistance. In Syria, the 4% target would have left 1.6 million children and youth without humanitarian In Sudan, the 4% target would have left 3 million children and youth without humanitarian assistance. assistance. WHAT CAN WE DO TO ENSURE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN CONFLICT EXERCISE THEIR RIGHT TO EDUCATION? ADDITIONAL, FLEXIBLE & EEE PREDICTABLE THERE IS A US$38 Humanitarian plans need to improve BOTH access and quality provision, including teacher support and training. Resources for education in crises must be additional, flexible and predictable. FINANCE GAP PER CHILD AND US$113 FINANCE GAP PER ADOLESCENT FOR EDUCATION IN CONFLICT. 100% 50% 2030 THIS EQUATES TO $2.3 2020 BILLION IN TOTAL, TEN 2015 TIMES WHAT EDUCATION Humanitarian Response Plans, together with governments and development actors, should aim to reach at least 50% of the out of school children and adolescents by 2020, rising to 100% by 2030. Responsibility cannot lie solely with humanitarian actors; development aid donors also need to play their part to ensure that all those in need are being reached. RECEIVES FROM HUMANITARIAN AID AT PRESENT. THIS MUST BE FILLED URGENTLY. Source: EFA Global Monitoring Report With thanks to: F4 FOR ALL GLOBAL LEQUCATION GMR CMP MONITORING REPORT Global Education First Initiative İLah ale United Nations Educational, Scientific and. Cultural Organization. The UN Secretary-General's Global Initiative on Education EDUCATE A CHILD PAKISTAN (2001) SYRIA (2014) E SYRIA (2013) SUDAN (2011) (o1o2) LI

Education in conflict

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Infographic and micro-content commissioned by UNESCO to help communicate the key messages from a new policy paper by Education For All Global Monitoring Report (EFA GMR). The overall message is th...




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