War Prevents 1 In 4 Children From Going To School
About 25 percent of kids worldwide don't have access to education because they live in war-torn regions, according to UNICEF.By Melissa Prax | January 13, 2016
A new study estimates 24 million children are missing out on school because they live in war-torn regions: That's one in four kids.
According to UNICEF, just over half of the children in South Sudan can't to go to school — the largest proportion out of 22 countries considered in conflict. (Video via UNICEF)
And for kids in Niger, Sudan and Afghanistan, 40 percent or more can't access education. (Video via ChildFund International)