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How These Women Barely Made It Out of Afghanistan

Kamal Ahmad is the founder of the Asian University of Women. Based in Bangladesh, it’s for students from displaced communities - a large number come from Afghanistan. As the Taliban took over, Ahmad had one goal: to evacuate students and alumni who were back in Kabul. We hear the extraordinary story of escape from Kamal and one of the students. Both insist they’ll never give up on educating and empowering the women of Afghanistan.

Sep 15, 2021

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