The Afghan girls returning to school
Forty years of conflict in Afghanistan has cost millions of children their education, particularly girls.
In the eastern district of Achin, schools stood empty for almost two years while so-called Islamic State fighters terrorised teachers and imprisoned women and girls in their own homes.
Now, a year after a massive bomb drove the militants out of the region, BBC Afghan’s Auliya Atrafi has been to see how life has changed for local children.
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14 May 2018