The number of refugee girls in the Middle East able to complete school and advance to higher education is certain to drop sharply, those who track the issue say.
The explosion risks ending hope for Lebanese young people.
Covid-19 has made jobs for refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and other Arab countries even scarcer than before. That’s likely to increase child labor and make schooling a luxury, researchers say.
A new report details the ways in which government policies and on-the-ground practices exclude some children—because of gender, disabilities, and many other reasons—from schools.
A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.
Humanitarian groups warn of the potential for increased drop-out rates among adolescent girls, putting them at greater risk of sexual exploitation and early marriage.
Several countries have closed educational institutions and others are restricting school activities in an attempt to limit the spread of the dangerous new virus, Covid-19.
Many children in families that fled Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria in October have been out of school for months now. Help for them may still be months away.
Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.