Afghanistan sees revival of scout movement

Students, including girls, join ranks about 30 years after country was kicked out of international programme.

    There are more than 35 million boy and girl scouts around the world.

    In Afghanistan, students are joining the ranks again - 30 years after the country was kicked out of the international scouting movement during the Soviet invasion.

    Overall, there are about 1500 scouts, almost half of them girls, from six Afghan provinces.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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