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Education Cannot Wait’s new #AfghanGirlsVoices Campaign shines a light on young Afghan girls deprived of their basic right to education and learning. Join our campaign and help us lift their voices globally!

"I see a day when every
Afghan girl will have the
wings to soar, breaking
free from the chains of
ignorance and prejudice."


Read their Resilient Testimonies✨

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ECW's Global Advocates

Portrait of Gordon Brown speaking

The Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown

"The international community must hear this poignant call from Afghan girls and mobilise in greater numbers to condemn the violation of their rights.”

UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Chair of ECW’s HLSG
Portrait of Yasmine Sherif

Yasmine Sherif

"ECW is firmly committed to lifting the voices of Afghan girls. We will continue to steadfastly advocate for the full resumption of their right to education in Afghanistan."

ECW Executive Director


Portrait of Somaya Faruqi

Somaya Faruqi

"The courage of Afghan girls gives me the strength to use my own voice to amplify their voices. I hope next year, we celebrate their freedom rather than mark their oppression.”

ECW Global Champion

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