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Girls & Women

A woman fights for girls education in Afghanistan

Sakena Yacoobi has been nominated for her long and dangerous struggle to fulfil Afghan children and women's right to education, healthcare and to learn about their rights.

Brought to you by the Afghan Institute of Learning, a partner of the Half the Sky Movement.