Since 2001, Afghanistan’s government has made significant progress in expanding access to education and enabling thousands of children to enroll in school. However, these gains are now at risk. The numbers of children who are out of school are once again rising. The ongoing conflict, increasing insecurity, and, specifically, attacks on education are among the […]
Female Higher Education in Afghanistan: Opportunities and Challenges Read the Report HERE.
Conquering Afghanistan’s highest peak was once unthinkable for Hanifa Yousoufi. Then she joined a climbing group, braving frostbite and the Taliban to strike a blow for gender equality. In a quiet corner of Kabul, a dozen young women welcome their friend back from the summit of Afghanistan’s highest mountain. Like many Afghan women, Hanifa Yousoufi […]