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Afghan children have 'learned little or nothing' during the pandemic: NGO report

The report by Save the Children NGO said that kids from the poorest households have missed out the most on education and face the highest risk of violence at home

Published on 14th September 2020
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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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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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Afghanistan's children must have access to education: UN agency

With this announcement, an entire generation of Afghan children and adolescents could be left behind

Published on 26th March 2022
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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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After being denied the US visa twice, all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan arrives in Washington

Afghanistan isn't included in Trump's temporary travel ban, but critics have said the ban is emblematic of a broader effort to put a chill on Muslims entering the US

Published on 16th July 2017
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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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Facebook's team of Afghan experts to monitor and remove content supporting Taliban

In response to BBC's questions about the Taliban's use of Twitter, a company spokesperson highlighted policies against violent organisations and hateful conduct

Published on 17th August 2021
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For stable Afghanistan, United Nations calls for equal access to education

The situation of human rights in Afghanistan has worsened since the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban's return to power in August last year

Published on 17th March 2022
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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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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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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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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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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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