Dozens of young women demonstrated against the Taliban authorities for closing their secondary schools just a few days after courses had begun.
Educo Cautions That The Lack Of Secondary Education Opportunities For Afghan Girls Poses A Threat To Both The Women Of Afghanistan And The Nation As A Whole
In light of the fact that today marks one year after the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, the non-governmental organization Educo has voiced its worry about the absence of secondary education opportunities for Afghan girls. The NGO's head, Pilar Orenes, worries that "the fact that girls can only have access to primary school education will mark their future and also the future of the country."
Sissy Hoffman, who is 70 years old and a participant in the Inspiritus First Families Mentorship program, has spent the last nine months assisting an Afghan refugee family in adjusting to life in the United States.
World Bank Halts $600 Million Dollar Projects In Afghanistan Amid Taliban’s Ban On Girls From Attending School
Following the country's prohibition on girls' secondary schools, the World Bank said that four projects totalling $600 million had been placed on hold in Afghanistan.
On Saturday, dozens of Afghan women and children marched through Kabul's streets to demand that the Taliban reopen girls' schools.
The U-turn came after hundreds of girls returned to school for the first time since the Taliban took control of the nation in August and placed severe restrictions on women.
After a long winter vacation, Afghan schools are set to reopen on Wednesday for the new semester.
Over 100 Afghans who worked for the British Council as teachers in Afghanistan’s Helmand province are still in hiding and remain “terrified”