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Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa on the outskirts of Islamabad

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Girls read books containing short verses from the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, on the outskirts of Islamabad 

Afghan girl reads the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul...An Afghan girl reads the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul July 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION)

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An Afghan girl reads the Koran in a madrasa during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Kabul on Wednesday

Boys read the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul July 15, 2013.

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Boys read the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Kabul on Monday