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As Afghan boys return to school, girls wait for Taliban timeline when they can join institutes

The Taliban's spokesperson Bilal Karimi had said that the halt to the education of girls was due to the transportation

Published on 30th September 2021
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Women Afghan teachers, health workers urge US to unfreeze Afghanistan's assets

In July first week, WeChat, China's most popular messaging app, shut down without notice scores of LGBTQ accounts operated by university students

Published on 29th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: About 25 years ago today, the Taliban had taken over Afghanistan

In today's #TBT, we dial back to the days when the Taliban had taken over Afghanistan, just like it has today. Here's how it all panned out all those years back

Published on 27th September 2021
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How Afghani author Nemat Sadat is educating young Asians about the plight of queer folk in Taliban territory

Queer Afghans are hiding in basements, on rooftops, in literal closets to stay alive in what is an impossible situation for them, says the activist, calling out the global community's silence

Published on 25th September 2021
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Kabul University's newly-appointed VC Mohammad Ashraf Ghairat called for murdering journalists once

The appointment has received criticism as a young Bachelor's degree holder replaced an intellectual and experienced PhD holder as head of the best and the very first university in Afghanistan

Published on 23rd September 2021
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Afghan girls will return to school 'as soon as possible', say Taliban

The number of girls in higher education institutions has increased from 5,000 in 2001 to around 90,000 in 2018

Published on 21st September 2021
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UNESCO, UNICEF say closed Afghan girls' schools violates fundamental right to education

Both UNESCO and UNICEF said that Afghanistan has made significant gains in education, especially in girls' education, and they should be preserved

Published on 20th September 2021
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Afghanistan's secondary, high schools reopen for boys after more than a month of the country's takeover by the Taliban

Primary schools for boys and girls have already reopened and the government-run universities have remained closed

Published on 20th September 2021
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Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities and Islamic dress would be compulsory

The minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan's new rulers formed an all-male government

Published on 13th September 2021
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Girls and boys to be taught in separate classrooms; only female lecturers for girls. Afghan educational institutions reopen under new norms

The officials are worried about the girls' low attendance at the universities. Students cite lack of security as reason

Published on 7th September 2021
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What the FAQ: What does the UNSC resolution say about Afghanistan and why is India such a big part of it?

The UNSC, under India's Presidency, adopted a resolution demanding that Afghanistan should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter and train terrorists

Published on 1st September 2021
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Haryana government assures all possible help to Afghan students

India on Friday said it is carefully monitoring the situation in Afghanistan and that its primary focus is to bring back the Indians who are still in that country

Published on 30th August 2021
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Help me, I can't go on: Afghan school director with Italy links trapped 

He is the director of a school in Herat province named for Maria Grazia Cutuli, a Corriere correspondent killed in 2001

Published on 26th August 2021
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Afghan nationals continue protest outside United Nations Human Rights Council office in Delhi, demand refugee cards

One of the protestors told the media that Afghan children cannot study anymore, the Afghan youth won't get jobs and that their future is bleak

Published on 25th August 2021
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More Afghan students registered at Mangalore University, arrival uncertain

Abdul Basit, a student from Afghanistan, said lots of his friends back in his country are making enquiries about his studies here as they have no scope for higher education in a peaceful atmosphere

Published on 25th August 2021

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