Official: Almost 80 Schoolgirls Poisoned, Hospitalized in Northern Afghanistan
By Associated Press
Neighboring Iran has seen around 100 similar poison attacks targeting schoolgirls, but this is the first time one has been reported in Afghanistan.
An Interview with Radio Azadi’s Qadir Habib and Malali Bashir
By Catherine Putz
In the wake of the Taliban takeover in 2021, RFE/RL’s Afghan Service faced considerable challenges. But they have risen above them to continue providing information to Afghans young and old.
A Beacon of Education Has Vanished in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan
By Freshta Jalalzai
The arbitrary arrest of Matiullah Wesa is a severe blow to the already dire situation for education in the country.
Under the Taliban, None of Afghanistan’s Children Can Really Learn
By Palwasha Amarkhill
Girls are desperately waiting for the day they can return to school. But even if that happens, Afghanistan’s education system has been poisoned beyond recognition.
On International Women’s Day, Don’t Forget Afghanistan’s Women and Girls
Afghan women and girls remain locked out of education, threatening to create a lost generation. They need help – and you can take action.
Taliban to Allow High School Graduation Exams for Afghan Girls
By Rahim Faiez
Afghan girls have been banned from high school classrooms but with little advance notice will be allowed one day to take graduation exams.
World Bank Suspends Projects After Taliban Reversal on Girls’ Education
By Catherine Putz
Can the Taliban be pushed toward moderation with aid the incentive and progress on women’s rights the price?
Tajrobawai Girls School in Herat Shows the Way
By Lee Keath
Teachers' union officials met with local Taliban officials and Herat's governor to press their demands.