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Schools, universities in Afghanistan to reopen in March, says Taliban

It has been nearly six months that 150 public universities have been closed across Afghanistan

Published on 17th January 2022
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Poverty plight: Afghanistan sees rise in number of children employed in hazardous jobs 

Afghanistan is considered the worst place to be a child, as 4 million children are out of school and 2 million are working as child labourers, as estimated by international organisations

Published on 30th December 2021
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Afghanistan: Students, teachers demand reopening of schools for girls in Kunar province

A number of teachers and tribal elders in Kunar claimed that the Islamic Emirate is behaving inconsistently toward Afghan students across Afghanistan

Published on 8th December 2021
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Surging deaths, malnutrition amongst Afghan children amidst medical supply shortages owing to international sanctions

ITV News reported that medics in Afghanistan's largest children's hospital, Indira Gandhi, in the capital Kabul are also facing severe hardship. They haven't been paid for three months

Published on 27th November 2021
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Girl students allowed back in class: How schools are reopening for girls in this Afghan province

When the Taliban took control of the country in August, it had barred girls from going to schools across Afghanistan

Published on 18th November 2021
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The future looks bleak for these Afghani students enrolled in Indian varsities: How they are coping in Taliban's Afghanistan

The financial situation has also become a burden for these students because earnings have either stopped or have become irregular

Published on 23rd October 2021
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All Afghan girls will be allowed to attend secondary schools, Taliban working on a framework: UN official

During the Taliban's previous rule of Afghanistan from 1996-2001, they denied girls and women the right to education and barred them from working and public life 

Published on 16th October 2021
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Girls also have the right to education: Reopen schools, girl students, teachers tell Taliban

Only three provinces in Afghanistan-- Balkh, Kunduz and Sar-i- Pul-- have reopened schools for girls, TOLOnews reported

Published on 13th October 2021
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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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