All over the world, children are growing up in conflict situations. They are often the first to lose out, when for example, schools are destroyed, or they need to leave their homes. Theirworld is spreading the message that children need access to care, schooling and safe places in areas of conflict, so that they can be looked after and still have a chance to thrive and fulfil their potential.
Refugees and internally displaced children often do not have access to education or schools. This page defines the difference between refugees and internally displaced people, and describes several ways they may be supported.
September 01, 2016 &emdash; Poverty, terror and threat of famine have forced 2.7 million people to flee and left nine million in dire need of aid in the Lake Chad Basin. Theirworld says years of violence and displacement against a backdrop of poverty in the region have created a huge humanitarian crisis.
Young children caught up in conflicts or crises may spend years displaced from their homes. This briefing explains how early childhood development services are crucial.
See the impact of the lack of childcare, the benefits of early years care and development and five recommendations to achieve universal access to high-quality childcare.
Information about the scale of the education in emergencies funding crisis and what needs to be done to address this.