Education and Conflict Recovery: The Case of Timor Leste

@inproceedings{Justino2011EducationAC,
  title={Education and Conflict Recovery: The Case of Timor Leste},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Cavalcante Justino and Marinella Leone and Paola Salardi},
  year={2011}
}
The Timor Leste secession conflict lasted for 25 years. Its last wave of violence in 1999, following the withdrawal of Indonesian troops, generated massive displacement and destruction with widespread consequences for the economic and social development of the country. This paper analyzes the impact of the conflict on the level and access to education of boys and girls in Timor Leste. We examine the short-term impact of the 1999 violence on school attendance and grade deficit rates in 2001, and… CONTINUE READING
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