Posted on 15 September 2008.
© UNICEF Iraq/2008/Arar
A girl walks through the rubble of her destroyed classroom at the Baghdad Primary School in Sadr City.
NEW YORK, USA, 15 September 2008 – The ongoing conflict in Iraq continues to have a devastating impact on children and schools there. Insecurity and violence have forced teachers to flee, kept students at home and, in some cases, closed schools completely.
Posted on 25 September 2008.
Iraqi children flood Damascus schools putting pressure on education system
© UNICEF Video
25 September 2008 – Iraqi children flood Damascus schools putting pressure on education system
Iraqi children head to schools in Damascus at the beginning of the new school year. Their families fled the conflict in Iraq, and schools in Syria are now overcrowded