Although improvements have been made in rebuilding the education system in Afghanistan, many schools still have difficulty providing a complete education for their students. In this video segment from the Wide Angle film "Time for School," Shugufa, a 13-year-old Afghani girl, and her female classmates struggle to overcome their school’s shortcomings and attain an education in the midst of increasing Taliban efforts to deny education to women.
One of the many causalities of the three decades of conflict in Afghanistan was the Afghani educational system. In rebuilding the system, much effort has been put into overcoming the cultural barriers preventing the education of girls. In this media gallery from the documentary "Time for School", meet Shugufa and follow her over 12 years as she struggles to get an education amidst the turmoil of war-torn Afghanistan. Check out the entire collection of resources from the documentary "Time For School" here.