Afghanistan

An Unprecedented Year for the SAR Network
Thank you to the SAR Network for an incredible year of solidarity — an inspiring affirmation of collective purpose and demonstrated commitment to threatened scholars everywhere. In response to the ever growing demand for assistance, the SAR Network created an

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A network of solidarity with Afghan colleagues
This August marks two years since the US withdrawal and Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan scholars and colleagues across the education spectrum have witnessed the deliberate and ongoing devastation of Afghanistan’s higher education system, and the summary denial of

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New calls to expand Afghan scholarships
There should be an immediate expansion of international scholarships for Afghans, a leading academic rights organisation has said, following the Taliban’s decision to ban women from Afghanistan’s universities. […] Scholars at Risk, which advocates for academic freedom, said the move

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A Voice for the Hazara People
As a scholar of private law with over a decade of experience, Prof. Dr. Adbullah Shafaee conducts research on family law, constitutional law, property law, Islamic law, and women’s law, among others, and has been involved in drafting and amending

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Afghan chemists are afraid and uncertain
“Afghan chemists are afraid and uncertain.” A piece by Andrea Widener for Chemical and Engineering News. A year ago, women chemists in Afghanistan were excited about the future. Young girls had started to think they didn’t have to be teachers

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