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Friday, February 3, @ 11:12 am

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Friday, February 3, 2023
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11:12 am

Taliban Will Be the Losers for Denying Women an Education

female education taliban afghanistan

On Dec. 20, the Taliban government suspended higher education for women, marking another low for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as the government is officially known. Its leaders vacillated for more than a year about allowing girls to resume their education but has now dashed the hope, aspiration and ambition of millions of women in the country. 

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Adolescent and young adult health

The prospects for young adults' survival are drastically different in different parts of the world. Sub-Saharan Africa, Oceania, Northern Africa, and Southern Asia had the highest mortality rates among people aged 10-24 in 2020. Sub-Saharan Africa had a global average 10-year-old mortality rate that was six times greater than the United States and Europe.

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Bad Year, Good Year

2023 New Year

It is said that time seems to move faster as we get older. In some ways, I think that has been true for me. I wake up on a Jan. 1 and the next thing I know we are celebrating New Year’s Eve. But 2022 has not moved so quickly. It has seemed interminable.

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