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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.
Pedestrians pass through the Torkham border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
10 Feb 17
An influx of former refugees returning from Pakistan has put intense pressure on services.
Classrooms have been left empty by the teacher shortage. (Photo: Shafan Ibrahim)
17 Jan 17
The conflict has had a brutal impact on local education services.
13 Jan 17
Debate hears of “staggering” amount of damage caused to the system.
Afghan students from the Chagcharan girls school. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Investigation
5 Dec 16
Most schools are closed, but teachers still receive their salaries.
Students attend a computer training course. (Photo: Maha al-Ahmad)
12 Oct 16
New courses offer crucial ways of communicating with the outside world.
Students protesting against the decree. (Photo: Shafan Ibrahim)
27 Sep 16
Grassroots campaign means that children will not have to travel long distances to sit final tests.
Daniil prepares to go to school for the first time. (Photo: Roman Buryak)
Photo Essay
22 Sep 16
Families willing to go to great lengths to ensure children get a specialised education.
A group of teachers wait for their interviews. (Photo: Mostafa al-Jalal)
20 Sep 16
Recruitment campaigns in liberated areas are aimed at boosting the sector.
A school for female students in Kandahar. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
31 Aug 16
Relentless daily harassment means many are forced to leave education early.

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