ON AFGHANISTAN | Locked out of classrooms, Afghan girls are taking drastic measures as country slides into civil war

April 25, 2022

When Heela came out tops in her 9th grade school grades last year, the 14-year-old girl ran home full of excitement, bursting to tell her family the happy news. … Now, almost eight months into the Taliban take-over, which dramatically changed education for girls, that day seems like a distant dream for Heela’s family. Last week, the young girl attempted to end her life by taking over 20 sleeping pills.

Locked out of classrooms, Afghan girls are taking drastic actions, CNN, Opinion by Wazhma Frogh, 4/22/2022

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