Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
AFGHAN TEACHER GUIDES STUDENTS AT SCHOOL IN MAZAR-I-SHARIF.
An Afghan teacher shows a schoolgirl how to write at Gowhar Khatoon
school in Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan February 13,2002.
Teachers in Afghanistan have been complaining of lack of funds in the
school as well as not receiving their salaries since classes resumed
three months ago. More than two decades of war have reduced the
country's educational system to shambles. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV