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Myanmar is the top country among the countries with the most attacks on education.

Myanmar is the top country among the countries with the most attacks on education.


In the last 2022, Myanmar is among the top countries that have been attacked in the education sector in the world, according to the latest data released by the international education watchdog Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA).



According to the United Nations International Day for the Protection of Education on September 9, there have been more than 3,000 attacks on the education sector worldwide. , Ukraine, Myanmar, and Burkina Faso are the three countries with the highest number. In the past year, a total of more than 6,700 students and teachers were arrested, injured, and killed. It also said that there have been more than five hundred cases of schools being used as military targets by both non-governmental and armed groups.


UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the creation of peaceful learning environments for children. He also said that due to armed conflicts around the world, 72 million school-aged children do not have the opportunity to study in the classroom.


The Education Cannot Wait group has announced that 17 million children will not be able to learn due to the current conflict in Myanmar.


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