Photo story: UN spotlights learning crisis ahead of key summit

A young girl writes on a blackboard at a UNICEF-supported school in central Tigray, Ethiopia.
© UNICEF/Esiey Leul Kinfu
A young girl writes on a blackboard at a UNICEF-supported school in central Tigray, Ethiopia.
Young girls sit together and study outside a UNICEF-supported school in central Tigray, Ethiopia.
© UNICEF/Esiey Leul Kinfu
Girls in the Jean Vcolmomb school in Bangui, Central African Republic.
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While over half of Niger’s children aged seven to 16 are not in school, this boy is studying with his tablet in Radi school, in the village of Safi, in the South of Niger.
© UNICEF Frank Dejongh
Crisis-affected children and adolescents in Lebanon face educational challenges.
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A UNICEF-supported teacher provides children with psychosocial support sessions at an integrated learning centre in east rural Aleppo, Syria.
© UNICEF/Danielle Deeb
Survivors of Afghanistan's devastating earthquake in June 2022 attend class at a UNICEF-supported education centre in Paktika Province, Afghanistan.
© UNICEF/Mark Naftalin
Thirty-three thousand children with disabilities attend special schools in Cuba, including Cristian (third left) who has an intellectual disability and attends an elementary school in Moa, Holguín.
© UNICEF/Alejandro Rojas
Richard Guimaraes Canayo studies at the Educativa Alfonso Ugarte-B secondary school in Ucayali district of Masisea, Peru.
© UNICEF/ Jose Vilca