. ‘What was their sacrifice for?’: Devastation for female Afghan students stripped of education « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CNN – The 21-year-old student had been studying hard for weeks as she prepared for the final exams of her first year of university. She was almost done, with just two exams left, when she heard the news: the Taliban government was suspending university education for all female students in Afghanistan. “I did not stop and kept studying for the exam,” she told CNN on Wednesday. “I went to the university in the morning anyway.” But it was no use. She arrived to find armed Taliban guards at the gates of her campus in Kabul, the Afghan capital, turning away every female student who tried to enter.

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