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An Afghan boy writes on a chalkboard at a rural school in Afghanistan. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
15 Mar 18
Ban on corporal punishment continues to be widely ignored.
5 Mar 18
Officials vow to address concerns over insurgent influence on education.
2 Feb 18
Faculties criticised for failing to take complaints seriously.
Young women study at an Afghan university. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
25 Jan 18
Graduates claim that many institutions are just money-making enterprises.
Afghan children walk to school in Logar province. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
13 Jan 18
Courses on Islamic subjects replace lessons on culture and counter-terrorism.
Manar Al-Zybaidi, IWPR trainee who started the campaign to improve negative attitudes towards Iraq’s gypsy community. (Still from video by IWPR)
Project Highlight
11 Dec 17
How one woman was inspired to make a difference.
24 Nov 17
Locals complain that minimal resources and poor security are excluding female students.
21 Nov 17
Government plans to solve housing issues runs into trouble.
No to Losing a Generation. (Photo: Nisreen al-Ahmed)
6 Oct 17
The scheme that's helping students return to education.
A classroom in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
27 Feb 17
A lack of security in districts means that boys and girls can simply not learn.