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War-weary Afghan children long for peace, schooling

(Xinhua)

14:43, June 02, 2012

An Afghan refugee child stands outside a temporary tents in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2012.Although the Afghan children know little about the International Children's Day, the living circumstances of children is going to be improved gradually in the war-torn country. Nearly 8.4 million children, 39 percent of whom are girls go to school until now. However, 4.2 million school age children still have no access to school mainly due to security reasons and lack of schools in remote districts. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)
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