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UN Envoy Presses for Safe Schools Worldwide

U.N. Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, is urging international support for a number of initiatives to get 28 million children back to school in conflict and crisis zones around the world. Education envoy Brown said schools used to be safe havens for children but are increasingly becoming instruments of war, with more than 10,000 attacks on schools across the globe in the last five years. Brown, a former British prime minister, urged the international community to invest...

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