“We try to make the violence disappear”: The challenge of teaching amid conflict

21 April 2014 0
In the Central African Republic, where an already weak education system has been further set back by prolonged conflict, one teacher shows her commitment to her pupils – and her country. BANGUI, Central African Republic, 21 April 2014 – “We, the teachers, we try to make the violence and the war that we have experienced disappear,” says Nguinissara Rita, a…

Three years into conflict, refugee children determined to keep learning in Syria

19 March 2014 0
On the heels of his visit with children and families in Homs, Syrian Arab Republic, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake travelled to Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley to meet Syrian refugee children and their families. Mr. Lake was accompanied by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, Save the Children’s Chief Executive Justin Forsyth, World Vision International’s regional leader for…

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