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The right to education
Inside Story discusses how a basic level of education could be maintained in conflict zones.
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2010 10:51 GMT

Millions of children all over the world are forced to go without education. Today, 39 million children in war zones do not go to school.

IN PICTURES: EDUCATION IN CONFLICT ZONES

When war or conflict breaks out, education is one of the first things which goes by the wayside.

But what becomes of the children? And who is ensuring that they have even a shot at a basic education? 
 
From the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in Doha, Inside Story discusses about the access to education and how to improve it in conflict zones.

Joining the programme are Tove Romsaas Wang, the chair of the Rewrite the Future campaign of Save the Children UK; Khalil Hindi, the president of the Birzeit University; and Mushtaq Chhapra from the Citizens Foundation in Pakistan.

This episode of Inside Story aired from Wednesday, December 8, 2010.

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