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A secret school in Afghanistan teaches GIRLS (gasp!)

Half the Sky Movement

Sakena Yacoobi, whose commitment to the education of women and girls has spanned twenty years and made a difference in the lives of around 8.5 million people, risks her life daily in the operation of learning facilities in Afghanistan. For the girls who attend these schools, many of whom support their whole families, education is an act of quiet bravery and defiance-- if either the teachers or the students were to be discovered, they would be killed. Sakena believes that, if properly equipped wi

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