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New Boy Muppet On Afghanistan's 'Sesame Street' Is A Feminist
Zeerak, a 4-year-old boy muppet, fights for gender equality and girls' education.
U.S. Taxpayers May Be Footing The Bill For Schools With No Students In Afghanistan
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
"USAID is working with the new Government of Afghanistan to build a comprehensive, nationwide education system that will
What I Learned From Teaching the Children of War
Marefat High School, Kabul, Afghanistan
My work in the refugee camps and later in Afghanistan made me realize the challenges were graver than I had initially thought. The school needed to counter the legacies of wartime, such as the culture of violence, hatred and pessimism, through civic-oriented approaches.
A Teacher in Kabul
Kathy Kelly co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence, an...
Here in Kabul, one of my finest friends is Zekerullah, who has gone back to school in the 8th grade although he is an 18-year old young man who has already had to learn far too many of life's harsh lessons.
Shogofa Amina, Female Afghanistan Student, Studied In Secret, Hid Books Under Burqa (VIDEO)
Children in Afghanistan receive a free education, but some can't go because their family can't afford simple supplies like
Founder and CEO, Aid Afghanistan for Education; Owner and CEO,...
Those of us who were lucky to be born in families who could take us out of Afghanistan after the Soviet occupation have a responsibility towards those who we left behind.
Emerging Voices: Broadband Investment In Afghanistan
Through ICT-based workforce programs, Afghan students are being trained in the skills they need for jobs that will not only provide income but also boost their country's development.
Afghanistan's Journey to Literacy
Asia and Middle East communications manager, The International...
Nelson Mandela once said, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." It's particularly true for Afghanistan, where an entire generation has known nothing but conflict.
Empowering Girls, Enriching Developing Nations
Co-founder, The Ounavarra Foundation
What often goes overlooked is the financial opportunity that many countries sacrifice by not encouraging girls to receive an education and doing everything in their power to help girls go to school.
No Time to Abandon Afghan Women
Director of Policy Studies at Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for ...
Afghan women and girls have achieved significant social and economic gains over the last decade. These achievements must be protected as foreign troops begin to withdraw and political negotiations seek to end the war.
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Tribal Afghans Create Co-Ed School
Author & Director of Strategic Research at ConsenSys
Greg Mortenson Inspires Branksome Hall to Raise $9,000 in Pennies for Peace Drive
Founder of Moxie Media and Bowl Bar
What do you get when a passionate all-girls school in Toronto sets their sights on raising money for girls in Afghanistan and Pakistan to go to school? Millions of pennies!
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Afghan Girls Return To School Despite Acid Attack
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- One morning two months ago, Shamsia Husseini and her sister were walking through the muddy streets
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651 Afghan Schools Close This Year Due To Terrorist Activity
The number of teachers and students killed in the past 10 months has nearly doubled the total casualties of last year, authorities
Afghan Schoolgirls Describe Acid Attacks (VIDEO)
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