How valuable is education in Afghanistan?

Do you remember going to primary school? For many children in Australia, primary education marks the first step into a, generally speaking, well-funded education system. Pre-school and primary education provide a significant influence on children’s intellectual and personal development. This is, in a lot of cases a very expensive investment and it can be argued that children often don’t recognise education for the privilege that it is. So how does this work in a country like Afghanistan with a very recent history of war, political turmoil and instability? Afghanistan has actually seen drastic improvement since 2002, especially regarding the...

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