MIR ALI TEHSIL, PAKISTAN – What is it with jihadis and girls’ education anyway?
Without education children have a much smaller chance of success in life. With education comes opportunity, personal growth and an ability to make choices in life. Who wouldn’t want that for our young ‘uns?
Well, jihadis for one.
On this day in 2018
Two schools for girls in Pakistan’s Waziristan Agency were hit by bomb explosions and pamphlets warning locals not to send grown-up girls to educational institutions were also left. A group named Ittehadul Mujahideen North Waziristan was behind the attack.
We will not tolerate to see grown-up girls going to schools in various areas.From one of the pamphlets
Some 1,500 schools in that region were attacked from 2010 to 2018. That’s a lot of education missed. I feel for the girls.
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