By | 09 Sep 2022 at 11:59 AM
International Day to Protect Education from Attack – September 9

September 9, 2022 is designated as the International Day to Protect Education from Attack. Attacks on schools, students, and teachers can have a serious and lasting impact on a child’s access to education and societal development. In recent years, these unfortunate incidents have increased across the world especially in the U.S. and in war-prone countries like Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Chad, Africa’s Sahel region, Syria, Yemen, and many other countries.

Why is September 9, chosen as the date of the International Day to Protect Education from Attack?

This day was established in 2020 and is supported by UNESCO and UNICEF, and co-sponsored by 62 countries. This day aims to raise awareness of the plight of millions of children living in war-affected countries.

Since that attack, there has been an increase in attacks on educational institutions around the world. In 2016, there were 355 attacks on schools and universities around the world. This represents a 53% increase from 2015.

The reason for this increase is not clear, but one possible explanation is that terrorists are targeting educational institutions as symbols of national pride and as a way to sow fear and chaos.

The International Day to Protect Education from Attack is an opportunity to raise awareness about these attacks and to mobilize support for educational institutions around the world. We can all do our part by staying alert and reporting any suspicious activity or threats to our local authorities.

What are the goals of the International Day to Protect Education from Attack?

The International Day to Protect Education from Attack was created in response to the increasing number of school shootings around the world. The goal of this day is to raise awareness about the dangers that come with attacking schools and learning institutions.

On this day, people all over the world are encouraged to join together in a show of solidarity against attacks on education. Various events are planned in order to promote these goals. Some of these events include educational exhibitions, rallies, and concerts.

The International Day to Protect Education from Attack is an important day for everyone who values education. It is a chance for us all to come together and show our support for learning institutions around the world.

What can people do to help protect education from attack on September 9, 2022?

On September 9, 2022, international day to protect education from attack, people can do a number of things to help protect their schools and classrooms from attacks.

Some simple things that people can do include:

1. stay informed – be aware of the latest threats and warning signs so you canwarn your friends and family about potential attacks;
2. report any suspicious activity – if you see someone trying to get into a school or classroom without a reason, or if you notice any unusual activity in a school or classroom, please report it to the authorities;
3. support schools – donate supplies, visit schools in person, or fundraise for them;
4. advocate for change – work to raise awareness about the importance of education and what can be done to keep students safe from attack;
5. take action – join a campaign or rally to show your support for education and help raise awareness about the dangers of attacking schools and classrooms.

Conclusion

On September 9, 2022, the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, we as a global community must come together to ensure that every child can attend an education institution without fear of violence or intimidation. While there are many challenges facing education today, it is our responsibility to work towards creating a world where all students can learn in safety and security.