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2004 Women's Rights Prize

Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL)

Laureate Profile

By the end of 2003 the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) served more than 350,000 Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and Pakistan's refugee camps through its girls schools and programs in teacher training, health education, human rights education, women's leadership training, and literacy. It operates Women's Learning Centers where women can receive health care and participate in training classes. AIL is a model and a leader in rebuilding Afghan civil society.