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Life in Afghanistan for Girls

Why We Need to Teach Our Kids About Afghanistan

It’s hard for me to imagine what it is like to grow up as a girl in Afghanistan. For my daughters, life there is unimaginably different from their own experience growing up in a suburb of Boston.  Girls not allowed to attend school? Yes, my daughters, that still exists in the world.

Under Taliban rule, fewer than 50,000 girls attended school in Afghanistan. Today, 3.2 million attend.

But not without a price…

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