[Report] Analysis of out of school children in the MENA region.

Equitas education was commissioned in 2022 by Save the Children, UNICEF, and the World Food Programme, to carry out a study on out-of-school children in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, covering 2015-2020.

The study’s focus countries are Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Turkey, and Yemen over the years 2015-2020. The study focuses on four specific areas of inquiry:

  1. Documenting the main trends of OOSC.
  2. Analysing the barriers and motivating factors that prevent or facilitate children’s participation and retention in education.
  3. Understanding the nature of policies and programmes in the study areas.
  4. Recommending specific areas for further study and  potential responses.

You can view and download the report through the Save the Children’s Child Rights Resource Centre.

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