Tue 21-06-2022 23:57 PM
New York, June 21, 2022 (WAM)-A new UN report released on Tuesday estimates that the number of school-age children affected by the crisis in need of educational assistance is estimated to be 75 million in 2016. Revealed that it has increased to 222 million people today.
EducationCannotWait (ECW), a UN global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, found that out of 222 million girls and boys, 78.2 million are out of school, nearly 120 million. I outlined that I was attending. You have not achieved the minimum proficiency in math and reading.
In fact, only one in ten children affected by the crisis in primary and secondary education actually meets the criteria for proficiency.
Worldwide, 222 million children are losing important classroom time.
Their dreams for the future are robbed by conflicts, evacuation and climate disasters.
“In the face of these crises, the UN Fund for Emergency Education-Education Can’t Wait-Stands with Children from 40 Countries,” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a message. rice field.
“We need governments, businesses, foundations and individuals to support the important work that education can’t wait for.”
According to the analysis, 84% of children out of school live in areas of protracted crisis.
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