Learning and resources on gender in education
The Role of Communities in Protecting Education from Attack
Attacks on education occur in conflict-affected environments worldwide. There is some evidence that involving local communities in initiatives to protect education makes these efforts more effective. Indeed, assessments of programmes to protect education indicate communities have a crucial role to play. This report, prepared by the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA), looks at strategies for implementation and lessons learned with regards to community involvement in protecting education from attack. The report aims to serve as a guide for involving communities in protecting education in ways that harness the benefits and minimize the risks.