A lecturer's room in Afghanistan is filled with the aching noise of female students crying in agony as they learn the heartbreaking news that they are no longer allowed to attend university. Their dreams of becoming doctors, nurses, lawyers, teachers, and more, shattered to pieces.
Across primary school, secondary school, and university, millions of girls in Afghanistan have been shut off from their right to an education, and with it, their freedom.
"They destroyed the only bridge that could connect me with my future." – female student, Afghanistan.
Education is a right, not a privilege. Women and girls in Afghanistan are taking huge risks to publically protest the Taliban’s decisions – we must not let their voices go unheard.
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