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13 Jun 16
Development seen as a long-overdue boost for improving girls’ education.
Ghiras activities combine education with recreation. (Photo: Ghiras Project)
18 Mar 16
A new initiative is giving many young people the chance to finish their education.
Prison guard stands as female inmates weave carpets in Herat's main prison. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
10 Mar 16
Handicraft skills are reducing tensions within the institution as well as helping women support their families.
Girls play in the yard of a school in the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Photo: GPE/Jawad Jalali/Flickr)
21 Feb 16
Very few are able to finish their studies, let alone go on to university.
30 Nov 15
Thousands attend unregistered madrassas where the government has no control.
13 Nov 15
Events in three provinces hear about the role teachers can play in creating a better society.
Pupils outside a school in Havana. (Photo: Santiago Guaguancó)
4 Nov 15
Thousands brought out of retirement to try to fill staffing gaps.
26 Aug 15
University enrolment is up for Armenians and Azerbaijanis, but programmes to teach them Georgian still need work.
Roman aged 7, sorts bricks at the Kabul brick factory where he works from 8am to 5 pm daily. Picture from November 2009. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
19 Aug 15
They should be in school but family hardship forces them to spend their days earning money.
A woman teaches children drawing in the Saif al-Dawla neighbourhood of Aleppo. (Photo: Baraa al-Halabi)
19 Jun 15
In areas outside government control, a patchwork of opposition groups run their own schools.