No 40


Rebuilding Iraq?

By Paul Sullivan

The following articlewas written for MEES by Professor Paul Sullivan of the NationalDefenseUniversity, Washington, DC.*

There are 4.5mn infants and toddlers in Iraq. 30-40% of all children are not in school, but are on the streets working to helptheir families make ends meet. Literacy rates have been dropping. Enrollmentrates have been dropping in all but, oddly, university education. Pre-primaryeducation, crucial for a head start,...