More than 6,300 women served in the former Afghan Forces and now these women are under the threat of the Taliban and are constantly scared about what may unfold.
The United States' role in Afghanistan has come under scanner after the Taliban's swift takeover of Kabul, following an offensive that saw the quick fall of the US-trained Afghan army.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that any insurgency against their rule would be 'hit hard', after earlier saying they had captured the Panjshir Valley -- the last pocket of resistance.
The men were offered food and temporary accommodation in Uzbekistan, and the ministry was in touch with Afghan officials regarding the return of Afghan soldiers to their home country.
Taliban negotiators headed to the presidential palace Sunday to discuss the transfer, said an Afghan official who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals.
Three Indian engineers, who worked at a project site in an area not under the control of Afghan government forces, were rescued by air recently.
Officials said that insurgents had seized more than a dozen local radio and TV stations in Lashkar Gah leaving only one pro-Taliban channel broadcasting Islamic programming.
Hundreds of Afghan army, police and intelligence troops surrendered their military outposts and fled to the Badakhshan provincial capital of Faizabad, said Rahman.
The operation was a boost for Afghan forces, which have struggled to contain a resurgent Taliban on battlefields across the country.
Militants gained control of the base after days of heavy fighting, according to army spokesman for northern Afghanistan Mohammad Hanif Rezaee.
It was a major show of force by the Taliban, who infiltrated deep into this strategic city barely 120 kilometers from the capital, Kabul.