Anchor and Correspondent. Host of BBC World News' Impact with Yalda Hakim. RTs not endorsements. http://yaldahakimfoundation.org #LetAfghanGirlsLearn
528 days since the Taliban banned teenage girls from school. Afghan women and girls remain deprived of the right to an education and the international community remains mostly muted #LetAfghanGirlsLearn
900 girls have been poisoned in Iran by toxic gas in a spate of attacks on schools over the past few months. The country's deputy health minister said some people wanted schools, especially girls' schools, to close down and a criminal investigation has been launched.
An Iranian father whose daughter was poisoned at her school told my colleague @Faranakamidi that he is furious and extremely angry "this has been going on for three months and nobody has an explanation"
Celebrating some extraordinary women on #InternationalWomansDay2023 at Buckingham Palace with the Queen Consort
"Mum, they didn't let me enter my school. They're saying girls aren't allowed" Hopes and dreams shattered once again for millions of Afghan girls left in tears and devastated by the continued Taliban ban
Unbelievable courage- Afghan girls protesting for their right to an education. They continue to show such bravery and resilience. We hear you #LetAfghanGirlsLearn
Every evening Ukraine's President#Zelenskyy addresses his nation. Tonight for the first time, he did it in English. Calling on people everywhere to show their solidarity "Come out of your offices and homes, show your support to the Ukrainian people" #UkraineRussiaWar
“They closed the schools, the world remained silent, they closed our universities, silence, now they’ve come for our courses. What are we supposed to do? Kill ourselves?” Devastated Afghan girls mourn the loss of their education after the Taliban’s ban
“We found 18 bodies in there. They had been torturing people. Some of them had their ears cut off. Others had teeth pulled out. There were kids like 14, 16 years old, some adults. They just took the bodies away yesterday.” #UkraineRussiaWar