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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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Valentine's Day: Why this gay Afghan author's love story is the dash of romance you need

Afghan-born author and activist Nemat Sadat talks to us about his debut book 'The Carpet Weaver' and how it is to live as a gay man in Afghanistan

Published on 14th February 2020
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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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Taliban's dress codes are making life difficult for Afghan girl students and teachers. Absurd much?

The terrorist group has reportedly appointed spies in schools to ensure that the dress code is being followed

Published on 28th April 2022
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Taliban turns tail on its decision to allow all girls to return to school. Restricts girls' education to Class VI

The Taliban government in Afghanistan had earlier urged all students to attend schools that reopen from today across the country

Published on 23rd March 2022
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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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Schools, universities lose 60 per cent students amid humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan's Kabul

The Taliban regime had previously issued a decree banning female students above Class VI from participating in classes

Published on 28th March 2022
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Scared of what lies ahead: Worried Afghan students in Karnataka clueless about their future

Some other Afghan students, studying in the city, who wished not to be named, said they fear for their kin back home and worry about what lies ahead for them

Published on 17th August 2021
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Public universities finally reopen in Afghanistan amid shortage of professors

A number of professors among other qualified professionals left the country over the last several months post the Taliban takeover of Kabul

Published on 28th February 2022
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Kindly rescue us, please: Profs among 30 Indians stuck in a Kabul University hostel for three days, after Taliban takeover

We spoke to a professor of the university, who said that the last lecture was held three days ago, after which the university was shut

Published on 17th August 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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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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Hope government will ensure our immediate evacuation: Indian teachers stranded at Kabul varsity

All four are teachers at the Bakhtar University in Kabul, which was overrun by the Taliban three days ago

Published on 19th 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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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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