This indicator refers to the number of such incidents in the last 12 months


A high incidence of reported school closures may reflect a problem in the availability of education

Human Rights Standards: 

Article 13 (4), International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Article 29 (2), Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 13 (5), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (7), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child; Article 2 (c), UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education (This article does however say 'when permitted' with regards to private schools which is problematic); Article 13, Framework Convention for the Protection of National; Article 14 (3), European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights; Article 27 (3) ILO Convention 169; Articles 50 & 94, Geneva Convention IV; Article 52 & 78, Additional Protocol to the Geneva Conventions

Types of Indicator: 
Levels of disaggregation: 
Level of Education, Region, Public/Private, Urban/Rural