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Falling Through the Cracks

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Falling Through the Cracks: Barriers to Conflict Affected Malian Children's Education

Since the 2012 eruption of violence in Mali, an estimated 300,000 people have fled from the north to the south of the country while about 200,000 have crossed the border into Niger, Burkina Faso and Mauritania.

This research aims to uncover the key barriers to children’s lack of educational access in light of the conflict in order to improve upon existing programming in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso.

The report provides recommendations and 9 possible solutions for children's access to education in emergencies.