Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Afghanistan Misc: afghan__31_

Afghan War: Female teachers, some veiled, some unveiled, attend a co-ed meeting for the re-opening of schools at the Educational Headquarters building in Kandahar, Afghanistan December 19, 2001.  Since the fall of the formerly ruling Taliban, and the subsequent lifting of restrictions on education and cultuaral forums, Afghans across the country are preparing new schools and re-opening ones that have been closed for some time.
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Afghan War: Female teachers, some veiled, some unveiled, attend a co-ed meeting for the re-opening of schools at the Educational Headquarters building in Kandahar, Afghanistan December 19, 2001. Since the fall of the formerly ruling Taliban, and the subsequent lifting of restrictions on education and cultuaral forums, Afghans across the country are preparing new schools and re-opening ones that have been closed for some time.