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In Mosul, children out of school and at risk of recruitment

From the disemboweled buildings of Mosul’s Old City, voices emerge. A family survives in the rubble of a half-destroyed house infested with rats. The father, 55 and jobless, can neither buy school stationery nor afford the bus costs for his child. Mohammed, his 12-year-old son, is missing out on an education after going unschooled throughout […]