Syrian strife forces children out of school | News | Al Jazeera

Syrian strife forces children out of school

Three years of conflict leave roughly 2.8-million children without proper education, and into the workforce.

    The Syrian conflict has put roughly 2.8 million children out of school, many for long periods of time.

    The fighting has also led to a shortage of teachers, while forcing many of the children into the labour force.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan explains.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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