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2 Badghis girls killed by relatives over love

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Jul 03, 2017 - 22:54
QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): Two young girls have been murdered by their close relatives in northwestern Badghis province, officials said on Monday. Zarghona Shirzad, provincial Women’s Affairs Director, told Pajhwok Afghan News a Taliban commander shot...
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Dozens of Tajik girls smuggled abroad each year

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Jul 02, 2017 - 18:07
DUSHANBE (Pajhwok): Tajikistan counter human trafficking commission head Faridum Davronov has said dozens of Tajik girls are smuggled to foreign countries each year for sex. Davronov told Pajhwok Afghan News told Pajhowk Afghan News in an interview...
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15 girls take part in Jawzjan cycling race

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May 24, 2017 - 15:48
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Fifteen girls took part in a cycling race aimed at promoting women’s sports in northwestern Jawzjan province on Wednesday, an official said. The contest was organised by the Lankan Training Centre (LTC) at the Abdur Rashid...
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Primary school for girls blown up in Ghazni capital

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May 22, 2017 - 13:39
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): A girls’ school was blown up by unidentified people in the capital of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday. Education Director Mohammad Abid Abid told Pajhwok Afghan News the Albiruni Primary School in...
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Girls sexually harassed at Kabul orphanage: MP

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Apr 03, 2017 - 19:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirga or lower house member on Monday alleged ‘parentless and homeless girls’ in the only-state run orphanage in Kabul were sexually harassed, a claim the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs ‘a conspiracy.’ Nahid Fared, a...
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Govt urged to improve girls’ education in Paktika

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Nov 29, 2015 - 16:54
SHARANA (Pajhwok): The women’s affairs director for southeastern Paktika province on Sunday asked the government to provide equal education facilities for girls and boys across the country. Bibi Hawa expressed these views while speaking at a...
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26 Parwan girls complete Quran memorization

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Oct 30, 2015 - 15:45
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Twenty-six female students on Friday completed the memorization of Holy Quran at Abu Zar Ghafari Religious School in central Parwan province. The girls memorized the holy book in three to four years and completed studies from 9th...
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3 school girls attacked with acid in Herat

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Jul 04, 2015 - 14:19
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified men have attacked three school girls with acid in western Herat province, security officials said on Saturday.
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