Afghanistan

Total population (in thousands) 32,527 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 14,325 (2015)
Out-of-school children
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Women and girls take the lead in Afghanistan

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait ...
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Afghan teacher encourages children to never give up

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Oct 2018 | by: ANADOLU AGENCY | Story Source: Daily Sabah, Life ~ ...
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Education Cannot Wait Announces US $35 Million Allocation to Support Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Uganda

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Sep 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

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Emergency

 

Half of Afghan children out of school, due to conflict, poverty, discrimination: UNICEF

UNICEF/Rezayee: In Afghanistan, UNICEF focuses on the enrolment and retention of the most vulnerable children, specifically those who are out ...
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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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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

 

UNICEF Releases Afghanistan Country Study: A global initiative on out-of-school children: All children in school and learning

This study, part of the Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children launched by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Educational, ...
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Apple and Malala Fund team up to support education for girls

JANUARY 22, 2018 The technology giant will assist the campaigner's vision of getting thousands of underprivileged girls into school. Technology ...
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Afghanistan: Girls’ Enrollment in Schools Increases with New Facilities – World Bank

January 10, 2018 In southeastern Khost Province, 38 school buildings were constructed and 365 schools received quality enhancement grants under ...
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ICT in Education

 

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Innovative Financing

 

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

 

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Mother Tongue

 

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Partnership

 

Afghanistan: Girls’ Enrollment in Schools Increases with New Facilities – World Bank

January 10, 2018 In southeastern Khost Province, 38 school buildings were constructed and 365 schools received quality enhancement grants under ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

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Private Sector

 

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Teacher

 

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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