The International Legal Protection of Education in Emergencies and Armed Conflict 

Introducing two blogs streams by Sarah M. Field (sarah@rights-streams.com) probing the international legal protection of education, in particular children's rights to, in and through education, in the converging contexts of emergencies, threats to international peace and security and non/international armed conflict. 

 
 
UN Lithograph, Robert Motherwell.

UN Lithograph, Robert Motherwell.

Malala and the Post-Postcolonial Child 

A posting inspired by the 16th Annual Grotius Lecture of the American Society of International Law — ‘Women and children: the cutting edge of international law’ delivered by Radikha Coomaraswamy (Global Professor of International Law at New York University School of Law and former U.N. Special Representative of the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict and U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women) and the response ‘The post-postcolonial woman or child’ by Diane Marie Amann (Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law at the University of Georgia School of Law and Special Advisor to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court).


The Multidimensional Right to Education and the Inviolable Spaces of Learning 

A stream of four postings probing the international legal protection of the right to education within the converging contexts of emergencies, threats to international peace and security and non/international armed conflict. 

Cf. Two posting summarising the stream: The Multiple Imperatives to Protect Schools as Safes Spaces of Learning, Oxford Human Rights Hub, February 2017; Eights Reasons Why the Safe Schools Declaration Matters, The Right to Education Project, November 27, 2016.