A collection of 20 posts
School for Girls Above 6th Grade Remains Closed in Afghanistan
Confusion, anger, and grief seized Afghan students and their families on March 22nd, as schools for girls above 6th grade remained closed after the Taliban take-over. Over a month later, schooling above 6th grade is still banned in all but one Afghan province.
Will Vaccines Work, Is the Virus Real; Afghans Wonder
Misinformation, lack of awareness, and confusion surrounding the coronavirus is still spreading around Afghanistan. Additionally lack of understanding about the effectiveness and use of coronavirus vaccines plagues the effort to curb the pandemic.
Once Bustling, Kabul’s Bookstores Gather Dust
By Abdul Ahad Poya, edited by Mohammad J. Alizada and Brian J. Conley Lately only a limited number of people; those who are working on their dissertation or have specific needs, read books. It seems like reading is a forgotten phenomenon and bookstores are filled with books gathering dust. Many
Refugee Teachers, Teaching Refugee Children
Written by Mohammad Jawad Alizada, edited by Brian J. Conley — with additional reporting by Rohafza Farzam. FORT MCCOY — A sports coach does jumping jacks with around 20 kids aged between 5 to 10 years old in an empty parking lot. The kids, although immersed in the exercise and seemingly interested,
Taliban Order Boys’ Schools to Reopen, No Word on Girls
Written by Mohammad Jawad Alizada, edited by Brian Conley Taliban’s Ministry of Education on Friday announced that male-only schools, as well as madrassas for boys can reopen as of Saturday, the start of the week in Afghanistan, but did not mention anything about girls schools. According to the statement
Iraqi Professors Demand Rights
Produced by Ali Al-Le'abiy BAGHDAD, IRAQ–University professors are considered by many to be the leaders of Iraqi society. The professor was experiencing many dangers, such as death threats, car bombs, and gangs. Despite all these conditions many professors continued going everyday to their universities, transferring education, culture, and inspiration