Afghanistan has made tremendous gains in its educational and cultural sectors
20 May 2013 – Education is not against any religion, the head of the United Nations educational and cultural agency told Afghan authorities and families during a visit to the country to promote learning for women and girls, and to highlight the ...
Day & Night News
Afghanistan President acknowledges India's contribution towards education in ...
Times of India
"Need of education in Afghanistan, particularly higher education, is great. Chancellor of LPU, Ashok Mittal has offered to take as many students as Afghanistan would wish to send here on scholarship," Afghan President said while expressing his ...
'Minimal negative impact': Karzai
Karzai receive honorary doctorate degree from Indian president
President confers honorary degree on Afghan counterpart
Despite Taliban threats, Afghan women in Kandahar want to get educated
People's Daily Online
"Afghan women have realized that education is power. It is the key to succeed. Education changes the living conditions and the future of women. We have been living in a state of conflict and instability for three decades and it is time for us to get ...
Bomber kills foe of Taliban and 13 others in Afghanistan
Foreign Policy (blog)
To help Afghan women, keep sending the boys to school
Foreign Policy (blog)
Most people remember the harrowing cover of TIME in late July 2010 depicting the 18-year-old Afghan woman whose nose and ears were cut off following a Taliban sentence for her attempt to flee from an abusive husband. Many can recall the penetrating ...
Over 150 Afghan school girls in hospital after suspected poisoning
While instances of suspected poisoning are sometimes found to be false alarms, there have been numerous substantiated cases of mass poisonings of schoolgirls by elements of Afghanistan's ultra-conservative society that are opposed to female education.
150 Afghan School Girls In Hospital After Suspected Poisoning
Afghan Schoolgirls Hospitalized After Suspected Poisoning
Several school girls poisoned in capital Kabul
Gas attack fears as 74 Afghan school girls examined for poisoning
As many as 74 school girls in Afghanistan's far north have fallen sick after smelling gas in the air, and are being examined for possible poisoning. Some of them remain in a critical condition in hospital raising fears the school was attacked. Local ...
Dozens of Afghan schoolgirls fall ill after smelling gas at school