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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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Around 70 teaching staff resign after Taliban sacks VC of Kabul University

Critics have highlighted a tweet by Ghairat last year in which he justified the killing of journalists

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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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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What The FAQ: Are the Taliban really allowing women to attend schools, colleges and universities? What are the conditions?

Not just the female students but the teachers too have expressed safety concerns. Several of them were even afraid of walking in the streets, let alone attend universities

Published on 15th September 2021
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Afghan Ministry of Education to change curriculum according to Sharia laws

It was also announced that mixed classes between girls and boys are not acceptable and some changes would be brought to the curriculum

Published on 13th 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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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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Taliban bans co-education in Afghanistan's Herat province: Report

This is the first 'fatwa' issued by the Taliban after its swift takeover of Afghanistan last week, contradicting the "new face" claims of the terrorist organisation

Published on 21st August 2021
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A 17-year-old Afghan national soccer player was one of the people who died falling from an aircraft, in video that went viral

Zaki Anwari's Facebook profile suggests that he had started studying in Kabul's Esteqlal High School only in April. The video has gone completely viral

Published on 20th August 2021
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What is India's new emergency visa policy for Afghan nationals in light of the Taliban takeover of the country?

There is no clarity as of now as to how many Afghan nationals India would accept and what will happen when their emergency visa period ends

Published on 17th August 2021

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