By Evan Sweeney, Senior, Northgate High School
Afghanistan, the twenty-first century: eighty-seven percent of women are illiterate. Only thirty-percent of girls have access to education. One in every three Afghan women experience some kind of physical, sexual, or psychological abuse. (Integrated Regional Information Networks, 2007).
These statistics are only the beginning of a larger problem plaguing much of the Middle East: Afghanistan is just one of several Middle Eastern countries in which Read more [...]