“It was terrible. Some girls were screaming, running to the school gate. We lost so many students.”
In May 2021, 13-year-old Lameah and her sister survived a senseless attack on their school in Kabul, Afghanistan. Many of their much loved friends and teachers did not. That day, 85 people were killed and over 200 were injured.
On International Day to Protect Education from Attack, our message is clear: Schools are