Afghanistan has many private universities. Moraa is the first just for women. Will it be a boost to women’s education, or perpetuate segregation of the sexes? Many Afghan girls do not even make it through school, leaving to get married (15% of all girls wed by the age of 15) or because their parents are unwilling to let them mingle with boys after puberty. Under the fundamentalist rule of the Taliban, girls’ enrolment in primary school fell from 32% to just 6.4% between 1996 and 1999 . Only 24% of women are literate, according to UNESCO, compared with 52% of men."
Read article by Kabul from The Economist.