In this photograph taken on July 2, 2017, teenagers from the Afghanistan Robotic House, a private training institute, work on a robot at the Better Idea Organization center in Herat. 
A team of Afghan girls who had been denied visas to attend a Washington robotics competition are now allowed to come, organizers said on July 12. US authorities had originally refused access to schoolchildren from a number of Muslim-majority nations to participate in the science contest, decisions that followed implementation of stricter visa policies under President Donald Trump. / AFP PHOTO / HOSHANG HASHIMI        (Photo credit should read HOSHANG HASHIMI/AFP via Getty Images)