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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.

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.

Corruption massively rife in DABS, report finds

dabssDecember 09, 2017:Corruption is still massively rife in Da Afghanistan Breshna Shirkat (DABS, the Joint Anti-Corruption and Evaluation Committee (MEC) claimed on Saturday.

Ajmal Shaker, evaluation in-charge at MEC, told reporters they had newly conducted a research about corruption at the power utility.

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.

Report Reveals Corruption At Education Ministry

october 2626 Octber, 2017:The report says 75 percent of teacher training graduates are not being hired at schools due to corruption in the ministry.
A report by the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) has found that the Ministry of Education has been plagued by corruption over the past 15 years.
The report shows that corruption is evident in the appointing of teachers, of supplying of textbooks, the paying of salaries to teachers, in the procurement process and the literacy training program.

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