House of Learning which is the only learning center that is for women and is managed by women, it is one of those learning centers that has brought a very positive change is Afghan girls educational section . Many girls come to this center for seeking modern education with a great confident as it has provided a very sure space for learning.
Shabnam Manati 21 years old, an English Language instructor in Kandahar.
The Khadija Kubra Association has spearheaded the education and development of women in Kandahar. By giving women the power to manage the resources, conduct training activities, create spaces for skills development and networking, channelling the different modes of communication and media, the organization has overcome monumental challenges to improve the lives of women in this war-torn country and is an example of how women can help achieve Afghanistan’s economic and sustainable development goals.
13 years of experience as writer-journalist – worked in India and Australia.
“If we become a doctor, a doctor needs to write prescriptions for the patient by English — not Dari or Pashto. We need more female doctors because Afghans, their womans, they hide their face or then they don’t want a male doctor exactly. They want to be treated by female doctors. Therefore, we need for female doctors.”