The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United National Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have said that the closure of Afghan girls’ schools violates the fundamental right to education. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said in a statement that if girls’ schools remain closed, it would be a significant violation of the fundamental right of girls and women to education, Tulu News reported.
Girls should be allowed to return to school soon
Azoulay said that “UNESCO warns that there will be irreversible consequences if girls are not allowed to return to school quickly at all levels of education. In particular, the delayed return of girls to secondary school will prevent them from getting access to education and education.” Eventually there may be a risk of being left behind in life. Even girls will be completely out of education and practices such as child marriage will increase. This can further increase the learning inequalities between boys and girls, and ultimately girls’ higher education. and hinder access to life’s opportunities.”
In Afghanistan important in girls’ education progress has been made
As reported by Tulu News, both UNESCO and UNICEF said that Afghanistan has made significant progress in the field of education, especially in the education of girls and they should be protected. Azoulay said that educated boys and girls will shape the future of Afghanistan, so they should equally enjoy the rights of education.