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An armed soldier stand guards as pupils go to school at the French lycee in Brussels on Wednesday.

Girls wearing turbans wave as they take part in celebrations to mark the International Day of the Girl Child at a school premises in Chandigarh, India October 12, 2015. The International Day of the Girl Child is observed on October 11 every year.

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Girls wearing turbans wave as they take part in celebrations to mark the International Day of the Girl Child at a school premises in Chandigarh, India today. The International Day of the Girl Child is observed on October 11 every year. 

Students takes pictures with their mobile phones as Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony to mark the start of the new school year at Ahmet Sani Gezici Girls' Imam Hatip School in Istanbul, Turkey, September 28, 2015.

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Students takes pictures with their mobile phones as Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony to mark the start of the new school year at Ahmet Sani Gezici Girls’ Imam Hatip School in Istanbul, Turkey

A boy plays inside a Soviet-era Yakovlev Yak-40 plane turned into their kindergarten in the Georgian city of Rustavi, some 25 km southeast of the capital Tbilisi, on Monday. Local head teacher Gari Chapidze bought the old but fully functional Yak-40 from Georgian Airways and refurbished its interior with educational equipment, games and toys but left the cockpit instruments intact so they could be used as play tools

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A boy plays inside a Soviet-era Yakovlev Yak-40 plane turned into their kindergarten in the Georgian city of Rustavi, some 25 km southeast of the capital Tbilisi, on Monday. Local head teacher Gari Chapidze bought the old but fully functional Yak-40 from Georgian Airways and refurbished its interior with educational equipment, games and toys but left the cockpit instruments intact so they could be used as play tools

Students cast shadows as they play basketball at a playground at Dalu primary school in Gucheng township of Hefei, Anhui province, China.

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Students cast shadows as they play basketball at a playground at Dalu primary school in Gucheng township of Hefei, Anhui province, China.

A child goes through his school book at a government-run school on the eve of International Literacy Day in Allahabad, India, Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. According to Indian Census 2011, the literacy rate is 74.04 percent of the total population aged seven and above, though the government has made a law that every child under the age of 14 should get free education, the problem of illiteracy is still at large especially in the rural areas

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A child goes through his school book at a government-run school on the eve of International Literacy Day in Allahabad, India on Monday

Schoolchildren dressed as Hindu Lord Krishna wait to perform during celebrations on the eve of the Janmashtami festival in Chandigarh...Schoolchildren dressed as Hindu Lord Krishna wait to perform during celebrations on the eve of the Janmashtami festival in Chandigarh, India, September 4, 2015. The festival, which marks the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, will be celebrated across India on Saturday. REUTERS/Ajay Verma TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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School children dressed as Hindu Lord Krishna wait to perform during celebrations on the eve of the Janmashtami festival in Chandigarh, India. The festival, which marks the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, will be celebrated across India on Saturday. 

A boy skips at a school in Yemen's capital Sanaa sheltering people after the conflict forced them to flee their areas from the Houthi-controled northern province of Saada August 4, 2015. A Saudi-led Arab alliance launched a military campaign on March 26 to end Houthi control over much of Yemen and to return President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi from exile

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A boy skips at a school in Yemen’s capital Sanaa sheltering people after the conflict forced them to flee their areas from the Houthi-controled northern province of Saada on Tuesday

An elementary school student walks past next to a rice paddy field in Kazo, north of Tokyo on Wednesday.

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An elementary school student walks past next to a rice paddy field in Kazo, north of Tokyo on Wednesday

 A student gives flowers to, embraces and welcomes with other young students US First Lady Michelle Obama in the courtyard before an event as part of the 'Let Girls Learn Initiative' at the Mulberry School for Girls on Tuesday in London, England. The US First Lady is travelling with her daughters, Malia and Sasha and her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, to continue a global tour promoting her 'Let Girls Learn Initiative'. The event at the school was to discuss how the UK and USA are working together to expand girl's education around the world

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A pupil embraces US First Lady Michelle Obama before an event at the Mulberry School for Girls in London, part of the Let Girls Learn Initiative.

Indian school students attend a yoga workshop conducted by teachers from The Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Institute at The FD Higher Secondary School in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.  Some 1300 students situated in the Muslim dominated Juhapura area of the western Indian city participated on the first day of a five day workshop. Events will be held across the nation on June 21, to mark World Yoga Day.

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School students attend a yoga workshop conducted by teachers from the Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Institute at the FD Higher Secondary School in Ahmedabad, India.

 Elementary school students wear masks as a precaution against the MERS virus as they wait for a lesson to start at Midong Elementary School on June 9, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea has reported eight deaths related to the virus with 2,500 people quarantined and 1,800 schools closed as of June 9, 2015

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Elementary school students wear masks as a precaution against the MERS virus as they wait for a lesson to start at Midong Elementary School on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea

British Prime Minister and leader of the...British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron, talks with pupils during a general election campaign visit to the Kings Leadership Academy in Warrington, northwest England, on April 2, 2015. Cameron and opposition leader Ed Miliband face their one and only live television debate of the election campaign on April 2, along with five others in a seven-way contest.  AFP PHOTO / POOL / LEON NEALLEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

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British Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron, talks with pupils during a general election campaign visit to the Kings Leadership Academy in Warrington, northwest England 

Wheelchair-bound Palestinian student teacher Ahmed al-Sawaferi, 25, who said that he lost his both legs and his left arm in an Israeli air strike in 2008, gives a class at an elementary school in Gaza City...Wheelchair-bound Palestinian student teacher Ahmed al-Sawaferi, 25, who said that he lost his both legs and his left arm in an Israeli air strike in 2008, gives a class at an elementary school in Gaza City March 18, 2015. Al-Sawaferi, a father for two children, is due to hold a B.A in Islamic studies after finishing his last university semester in June this year

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Wheelchair-bound Palestinian student teacher Ahmed al-Sawaferi, 25, who said that he lost his both legs and his left arm in an Israeli air strike in 2008, gives a class at an elementary school in Gaza City on Wednesday. Al-Sawaferi, a father for two children, is due to hold a B.A in Islamic studies after finishing his last university semester in June this year

Pakistani Muslim students attend a religious madrassa, or school, to learn the Quran, in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Religious schools in Pakistan, most of them in mosques, are the only source of education for thousands of children.

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Pakistani Muslim students attend a religious madrassa to learn the Koran, in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday. Religious schools in Pakistan, most of them in mosques, are the only source of education for thousands of children

An electoral agent checks on voters roll as Zambians queue to cast their ballots for the Zambian Presidential elections at Kanyama primary in Lusaka on January 20, 2015. Polling opened in Zambia's tightly contested vote to elect a president after a ruling party power struggle following the death of Michael Sata in office last year.

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An electoral agent checks the voter roll at Kanyama constituency in Lusaka, Zambia, as Zambians cast their ballots for the presidential elections

Schoolchildren from the Lang'ata road pr...Schoolchildren from the Lang'ata road primary flee tear gas on January 19, 2015 in Nairobi after breaking a wall illegally erected around it and being dispersed by police attempting to break up their demonstration against the removal of their school's playground, which was allegedly grabbed by a powerful politician. Children were in the front line of people pulling down a wall erected around the playground.                      AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBATONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images

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Schoolchildren from the Lang’ata Road primary school flee tear gas in Nairobi, Kenya after breaking a wall that had been illegally erected around it and being dispersed by police attempting to break up their demonstration against the removal of their school’s playground, which was allegedly grabbed by a powerful politician 

French soldiers patrol the street in a Jewish neighbourhood near a religious school and a synagogue as part of the highest level of "Vigipirate" security plan after last week's Islamic attacks in Paris...French soldiers patrol the street in a Jewish neighbourhood near a religious school and a synagogue as part of the highest level of "Vigipirate" security plan after last week's Islamic attacks in Paris January 14, 2015. France deploys 10,000 soldiers on home soil and posts almost 5,000 extra police officers after the killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris last week, officials said.

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French soldiers patrol the street in a Jewish neighbourhood near a religious school and a synagogue as part of the highest level of “Vigipirate” security plan after last week’s Islamic attacks in Paris on Wednesday. France deployed 10,000 soldiers on home soil and posts almost 5,000 extra police officers after the killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris last week

Girls carry their school bags as they walk along a road while heading to their school after it reopened in Peshawar

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Girls carry their school bags as they walk along a road while heading to their school after it reopened in Peshawar on Monday. Children streamed back to school across Pakistan on Monday in an anxious start to a new term following last month’s massacre of 134 students at an army-run school in the volatile northwestern city of Peshawar.

Schoolchildren attend a yoga session at a camp in Ahmedabad...Schoolchildren attend a yoga session at a camp in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad January 6, 2015. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)

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Schoolchildren attend a yoga session at a camp in the city of Ahmedabad, west India