22 Jan, 2016

New Rural School Building Spurs Interest in Education in Bamyan Province

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From the World Bank Story Highlights A new school building with proper facilities in Bamyan Province is providing not only shelter to students but also motivation to parents to enroll their children in school. The school was built and equipped by grants from the Second Education Quality Improvement Program, implemented by the Ministry of Education

21 Nov, 2015

Phone line answers burning questions of Afghan youth

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Young people in Band-e-Amir, Afghanistan. A UNFPA-supported hotline is helping Afghanistan's youth learn about their health and rights. © UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein KABUL, Afghanistan – "We had a case where one of the callers, a girl, was pregnant, and when she told her boyfriend about her condition, he disappeared. She was desperate when

28 Aug, 2013

Rayburn Exhibition Highlights Changing Landscape for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

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A multimedia installation, created by ART WORKS Projects and co-presented by UN Women, documenting the dynamic challenges and successes experienced by women and girls in Afghanistan launches this week on Capitol Hill. The exhibit, Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan, will be presented in conjunction with Rep. Donna F. Edwards [MD-04] and will be open