15 Nov 2017

Teacher running Afghan girls' school gets refugee status in NZ

From Morning Report, 8:38 am on 15 November 2017

A teacher whose dreams of building a school for girls in Afghanistan were shattered by Taliban militia has been accepted as a refugee here. The teacher, who is her early 60s, received death threats after she refused a Taliban commander's request to marry her daughter. Gill Bonnett has been looking at the woman's successful appeal for asylum and tells us the details.