Afghanistan,  education,  Women's Rights

“Education is like gold”

Here’s a report from National Public Radio about the Afghan girls taking classes in English and computer technology at the Afghan-Canadian Community Center in Kandahar.

Their hunger to learn– to make up for the years under the Taliban when schooling was forbidden to girls– is palpable. It certainly puts me and my relative laziness in school to shame.

Something worth fighting for? Erik Lindholm, for one, thinks so.

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