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The BBC launched a collection for Afghan kids

Because the Taliban returned to energy in Afghanistan, many kids within the nation – significantly ladies – have been barred from college. 

Cue the BBC, which is launching a brand new training collection aimed toward these kids. Dars (which means ‘classes’) shall be offered by Sahar Rahimi, Shazia Haya, Aalia Farzan (pictured) and Malaika Ahmadzai, who fled Afghanistan when the Taliban took over. 

“When I’m engaged on this programme, I image myself as a 16-year-old, and I want there was a TV programme reminiscent of Dars again then,” stated Haya. “I hope that, as they research with the assistance of our programme, in addition they be taught that they need to not surrender on training.”

Dars will train maths, historical past, science and knowledge expertise. It will likely be broadcast on-line, by way of FM radio and on the brand new BBC Information Afghanistan satellite tv for pc channel.

Picture: Robert Timothy/BBC