Afghanistan

Total population (in thousands) 32,527 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 14,325 (2015)
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Portrayal of Afghan women and girls in primary school textbooks varies based on ruling powers, Stanford research finds

6 Nov, 2017 BY CARRIE SPECTOR The characterizations of Afghan females in school textbooks were heavily influenced by the country’s ...
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Portrayal of Afghan women and girls in primary school textbooks varies based on ruling powers, Stanford research finds

BY CARRIE SPECTOR 6 Nov, 2017 The characterizations of Afghan females in school textbooks were heavily influenced by the country’s ...
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Afghanistan: Girls continue to struggle for an education

24 October 2017 This statement was originally published on hrw.org on 17 October 2017. Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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Emergency

 

Rights Group Says Afghanistan Failing to Educate Girls

Human Rights Watch is giving the government in Afghanistan and international donors a failing grade in their efforts to educate ...
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Pakistan: “Education is the only solution”

Pakistan’s countless flesh and blood victims of the seemingly unstoppable terrorist juggernaut rarely make international headlines. Obscured by the mainstream ...
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Afghan refugee girls: Child marriages stifling education plans, says UN report

Child marriages and teenage pregnancies serve as major barriers for Afghan refugee girls – often preventing them from continuing their ...
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Gender

 

Portrayal of Afghan women and girls in primary school textbooks varies based on ruling powers, Stanford research finds

6 Nov, 2017 BY CARRIE SPECTOR The characterizations of Afghan females in school textbooks were heavily influenced by the country’s ...
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Portrayal of Afghan women and girls in primary school textbooks varies based on ruling powers, Stanford research finds

BY CARRIE SPECTOR 6 Nov, 2017 The characterizations of Afghan females in school textbooks were heavily influenced by the country’s ...
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Afghan politics sway how textbooks portray women

Posted by Stanford November 7th, 2017 The way Afghan schoolbooks portray women and girls fluctuates sharply—from egalitarian to nearly nonexistent to largely ...
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ICT in Education

 

Faith Communities Are Making a Difference for Global Education

Getting vulnerable and poor children into schools that are fit for learning is an area in which the faith community ...
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The Impact of Education Management Information Systems: The Case of Afghanistan

In some fragile states, where the education sector has faced direct attack, physical monitoring of development programs becomes a hugely ...
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Innovative Financing

 

After Over a Decade of Occupation and $1.5 Billion in US Aid, the Reality Facing Women in Afghanistan Has Barely Changed

The reality is light years from pledges and public statements made by high-ranking Afghan and American officials. The fate of ...
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Expanding and improving the quality of girls’ education in Afghanistan

Afghanistan illustrates how a country emerging from decades of war and in a continued state of conflict can have, together ...
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The Girls’ Education Challenge in Afghanistan: Cautious Optimism from the Field

As the Fund Manager for the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC), we are extremely limited in our ability to visit field project locations ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

Afghan students create global connections through literacy

BY Briana Vannozzi, Correspondent | October 24, 2017, 5PM EST In the U.S., you can find one in every town, every school and ...
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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

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Policy and Curriculum

 

Afghan students create global connections through literacy

BY Briana Vannozzi, Correspondent | October 24, 2017, 5PM EST In the U.S., you can find one in every town, every school and ...
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Why is Argentina suffering from StagLearning?

Argentina is no stranger to stagflation – a condition of stagnant economic growth, despite high inflation.  But, over the last ...
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A New Era for Afghan Education Planners

"Decentralising the education system in Afghanistan is a priority for education planners, according to Mohammed Hamid Askarzada, Senior Monitoring and ...
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Private Sector

 

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Teacher

 

Education is a human need

My teaching career started from a simple in-home class when I was around 16-years old in 1986. As one of ...
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Afghan Refugee Girls’ Teacher Wins UN Award

An Afghan refugee who has dedicated her life to teaching refugee girls in Pakistan has won the 2015 UNHCR Nansen ...
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Afghanistan: rebuilding girls’ education after decades of conflict

Nahida, a school principal in Kabul, and the third participant in the ten-week #TeacherTuesday campaign. "In Afghanistan, conflict has raged ...
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