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Afghanistan: Foreign Troop Pullout Sparks Girls' Education Worries

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani youth activist who was shot by the Pakistani Taliban barely two years ago, has become a global symbol for girls’ education. Not only was the now 17-year-old the youngest person to receive a Nobel Peace Prize, but she regularly champions the cause in Pakistan and around the world. In neighboring Afghanistan, however, a country where girls’ education had seen rapid growth since the fall of the Taliban, there is concern these gains could be reversed as the...

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