More than a terror assault, Garissa a direct attack on education

By attacking the only institution providing higher education in northern Kenya, al-Shabab affiliates are curtailing opportunities for marginalized youths in the region. Could a set of guidelines to prevent schools from being targets of violence protect young people’s right to education?

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.