Afghan girls going to school despite Taliban

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In Afghanistan, young girls are reclaiming their right to an education after decades of war and repression. For five years before the 2001 military invasion that overthrew the Taliban government, women were not allowed outside their homes. Today, a different picture is emerging. CCTV’s Courtney Body filed this report.

Afghan girls going to school despite Taliban

Afghan girls going to school despite Taliban

In Afghanistan, young girls are reclaiming their right to an education after decades of war and repression. For five years before the 2001 military invasion that overthrew the Taliban government, women were not allowed outside their homes. Today, a different picture is emerging. CCTV's Courtney Body filed this report.