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Female Education

Part of International Development – in the House of Commons on 4th March 2020.

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Photo of Laura Farris Laura Farris Conservative, Newbury

There is a fantastic charity in Newbury, Afghan Connection, which has built or renovated over 100 schools in Takhar province, where most adult women are illiterate, yet their daughters go to school because the charity has offered separate school buildings and female-only teaching staff. What steps can my right hon. Friend take to support schooling that reflects social and religious sensitivities like this?