A New Generation of Women and Girls Defying Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan
By Anushka Sisodia
While international leaders neglect to take meaningful, coordinated action, women and girls in Afghanistan and in exile remain on the frontlines of resistance.
Interview: Life Under Taliban Rule for Afghan Women
By Shannon Tiezzi
A woman’s right advocate based in Afghanistan voices an urgent plea: “Be our voice to recognize the gender apartheid in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime.”
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.
What Does a Taliban School Curriculum Look Like?
By Lauryn Oates
Out: depictions of living things, human rights, foreign inventors, and elections. In: the “seeds of hatred against Western countries” and the rest of the Taliban’s core ideology.
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?
What is a Taliban Education System Truly Worth?
By Aulia Shifa Hamida
The reopening of universities in Afghanistan may not be the good news it seems on the surface.
Women’s Education: Afghanistan’s Biggest Success Story Now at Risk
By Laiq Zirack
With the withdrawal of the International community and U.S troops, serious setbacks are on the horizon for the education of girls in Afghanistan.
Inside Afghanistan’s Education Crisis
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Even before the lengthy COVID-19 shutdown, the country's schools were weighed down by crumbling infrastructure and a misguided curriculum.
Afghanistan’s Higher Education System Has a Stark Geographic Divide
By Laiq Zirack
Data from Kankor, the national university entrance exam, sheds light on disparities in Afghanistan’s higher education system.