Afghan girls attend a class at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. Some Afghan girls returned to primary schools with gender-segregated classes on Saturday, but older girls faced an anxious wait with no clarity over if and when they would be able to resume their studies at the secondary school level. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Afghan girls stand in line at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. Most schools in the capital Kabul have stayed shut since the Taliban captured the city just over a month ago. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Afghan girl writes on a whiteboard in the classroom at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. Taliban officials say they will not return to the fundamentalist policies - including a ban on girls receiving an education - when they last ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Afghan girls sit in a classroom at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Afghan girls play in a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Afghan girls look on at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 18, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS