UNICEF Photography

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©UNICEF/NYHQ2014-1741/Rashidi
13 October 2014

Syrian Arab Republic, 2014: A boy in Grade 1, with the school bag he just received, in central Damascus. The country’s schools reopened in mid-September. UNICEF launched a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of education and encourage children to return to learning. UNICEF and partners also distributed school bags with stationery supplies to 1 million conflict-affected primary-school-aged children across the country.

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