With peace agreements on-going, critical to Afghanistan’s future is a continued commitment to education and women’s rights. Key to these commitments — as the article argues — is the American University of Afghanistan.
Holly Kuzmich writes, “In a nation where, sadly, 88 percent of women are illiterate, women comprise 42 percent of AUAF’s student body. AUAF provides an educational model and foundation to allow dedicated Afghans the opportunity to succeed. Congress and the American people have generously supported AUAF since its founding, and I hope that support continues in this transition.“
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