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Ecuador's Uptick in Violence Heightens Risks for Schoolchildren

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Students return to school after the government of Ecuador temporarily suspended in-person lessons in response to a series of violent events at the beginning of the year in Quito, Ecuador, January 24, 2024.  © 2024 FranklinJAcome/Agencia Press South/Getty Images The escalation of violence and organized crime activity throughout Ecuador is having a dire impact on children’s rights. A temporary switch to online learning, as well as threats by criminal groups, have particularly impacted their right to learn in a safe environment. After President Daniel Noboa declared on…

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