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About Yalda Hakim Foundation

Almost two decades since the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan remains one of the worst places in the world for girls to go to school, attacks against female students, their teachers, and their schools continue.

The deteriorating security situation and the rise of militant groups like the so-called Islamic State mean the first thing that gets traded off is the freedom of girls and women — and their basic human rights…

yhf Scholarship

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Launch of yhf scholarship

In July 2018, Yalda established the Yalda Hakim Foundation, in partnership with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), to provide scholarships to young Afghan women who have the merit but not the means to pursue higher education.

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About the yhf scholarship

The scholarship ensures access to mentorship, internships, and training programs for young women, facilitating their success in and beyond the classroom.

If you would like to learn more about the scholarship and how to apply, click below for further information and the application form.

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Launch of yhf scholarship

In July 2018, Yalda established the Yalda Hakim Foundation, in partnership with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), to provide scholarships to young Afghan women who have the merit but not the means to pursue higher education.

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