The World Bank has a fascinating article about higher education in Afghanistan:
Key Higher Education Results
• Student enrollment increased from 8,000 in 2001 to over 100,000 by 2012 in public universities and institutes of higher education.
• Girls’ enrollment has increased from zero in 2001 to some 19,000 in public universities and institutes of higher education by 2012 (comprising 19% of the total).
• Female faculty numbers stood at zero in 2001 and increased to 16% of the total faculty number (3,230) by 2012.