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Education Under Attack 2020
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
New York | 2020 | 318 p.
Marika Tsolakis; Jerome Marston
Corporate author: 
Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA)
© Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) 2020

This report is the fifth edition of Education under Attack, a series of publications on attacks on education and military use of educational facilities. Such attacks are defined as any threat or actual use of either targeted or indiscriminate force by state armed forces, including law enforcement, as well as by non-state armed groups, on students, education personnel, or educational infrastructure or materials, for political, military, ideological, sectarian, ethnic, or religious reasons. In addition, this report also monitors the use of schools and universities for military or security purposes. The report examines situations of both armed conflict and insecurity.


Resource Type: 
Case studies and research papers
Human rights / Human dignity
Peace / Culture of peace
Preventing violent extremism
Level of education: 
Primary education
Secondary education
Higher education


Human rights; Violence; Attack on education; Gender-based violence