Students Protest Against Lack of Books, Teachers in Kabul
Kabul: Seeking distribution of books and appointment of more teachers, hundreds of schoolchildren of the Fayz Mohammad Katib school in Etefaq township of Dasht-e Barchi area took to the streets to protest against the government’s apathy towards education.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_ like “, we want books” and “We want teachers” echoed across the streets during the protest.
The students said that their high school lacks 188 teachers and that 9,000 students have been left destitute at the school.
The gathering comes just a month after the official start of the school term in and a number of other Afghan provinces.
A large number of schools in the capital, especially in the western part of Kabul, are on unannounced leave (holiday).