More than 400,000 children will drop-out due to a high number of Afghan refugees coming back from Pakistan, according to Save the Children. More than 3.7 million are already out of school.
Though laws may forbid minors from marrying, forced premature matrimony remains a major issue for girls across the world. Many are condemned to lives of suffering.
Al Qaeda's former chief was killed in 2011, but the person who allegedly helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden has been languishing in jail for over six years. Shakil Afridi's family has no trust in the judicial system.
The 2017 Global Education Monitoring Report states that many different parties must be held accountable so all children have equal access to a good education — and that countries must invest a lot more money.
Armed gunmen broke into the Kabul offices of 24-hour satellite TV station Shamshad after setting off explosions. Within hours, security forces brought the latest attack on Afghan media offices to an end.
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