Kishwar Naheed, an Urdu language poet from Pakistan, once wrote:
They who get scared of little girls
They stand so tiny in stature.
When 14-year-old child activist Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head by Taliban insurgents who boarded her school bus and asked for her by name before aiming their weapon at her face, it made a lot of people rather uncomfortable.
Halifax, NS Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) has partnered with the Discovery Science Centre in Halifax to provide a team of Afghan teacher trainers visiting from Kabul, Afghanistan, with an opportunity to see science come alive through hands-on learning at the Centre.