Conflict zones don't have access to elite education



The present-day political bias in conflict settlement impacts future generations of children. Without access to high-quality education, a generation of children growing up in war areas would lack the knowledge and abilities required to make meaningful contributions to their nation's economy. Undoubtedly, UNICEF has made efforts for the cause. However, owing to global political interests, the form of support is skewed because of the political viability of the subject at hand—Palestine and the Gaza Strip. Without protecting education itself, a child's right to an education in a war zone cannot be guaranteed.

Children are easy prey for abuse, exploitation, and recruitment by military forces and other organizations while they are not in school. Schools should provide a secure environment where kids may be shielded from dangers and emergencies. Conflict zones across the world consider education as a luxury. Evidence, however, clearly shows that in order to develop a peaceful attitude and knowledgeable citizenry, education should be a primary emphasis in conflict zones. The political nature of the problem, however, suggests that education itself is under threat, as seen by the bombardment in Gaza. The objectives of UNICEF can only be met with the proper efforts in the correct direction, a global public spirit, and global public policy!


These images, all from 2016, show children from nations that have experienced war attending school despite the continued violence surrounding them.


IRAQ:






YEMEN:




SYRIA:





SOUTH SUDAN:


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