July 31, 2017 12:05 IST

The long journey to school

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School girls walk across a plank on the walls of the 16th century Galle fort, Sri Lanka. Credit: Reuters
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Schoolchildren ride on a makeshift raft to attend the opening of classes at a remote Casili Elementary School in Montalban, Rizal northeast of Manila, Philippines. Credit: Reuters
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A woman accompanies some students as they wade in the shallow part of a rocky beach to their school to attend the first day of classes in Sitio Kinabuksan, Kawag village, Subic, Zambales Province, north of Manila. Credit: Reuters
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Xu Liangfan escorts students on a cliff path as they make their way to Banpo Primary School in Shengji county, Bijie city in Guizhou province, China. Credit: Reuters
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High school students cross the Ranteangin river on their way home in Maroko village, in Kolaka Utara, Indonesia. Credit: Reuters