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More work needed to fully eradicate corruption: MEC

july 11July, 11, 2018: KABUL (Pajhwok): As part of the anti-corruption drive agreed prior to 2016 Brussels Summit, the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and the Disabled (MoLSAMD) has achieved 11 out of total 18 anti-corruption priorities, according to review by a watchdog.

Female participation net in education widens: MEC

june25June, 25, 2018: KABUL (Pajhwok): The government has fully enforced 16 anti-corruption recommendations out of the total 113 the Independent Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) has presented, the committee said in its quarterly report on Monday.

Corruption Plagues Afghanistan's Education System

3 AprilApril, 03, 2018: As another school year begins in Afghanistan, the country continues to face insecurity, an epidemic of corruption within its education system and old customs that keep many students and qualified teachers away from classrooms.Fighting at least the customs problem, tribal elders in one southeastern district imposed a fine for families who do not send their children to school, according to the New York Times.

Illiteracy is more Perilous than Terrorism for Afghanistan

afghanistanMay, 21, 2018: I am living in a society of which educational infrastructures have been repeatedly damaged during four decades of conflicts and civil wars; likewise, whose people need education more than anything else. In 2002, an estimated one million children, mostly boys, attended school, while women and girls were almost completely excluded from educational opportunities.

A New Push Is On for Afghan Schools, but the Numbers Are Grim

ny timesApril, 01, 2018: KABUL, Afghanistan — Before the start of another Afghan school year, about 200 tribal elders in the southeastern district of Laja Mangal gathered in a schoolyard for an important declaration: Any family that did not send its children to school would be fined $70, about half a civil servant’s monthly salary.

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