Afghanistan women

UN urges Taliban to follow other Muslim states on women's rights

When the Taliban seized power nearly a year ago, they had promised to pursue a softer version of the harsh rule that characterised their first period in power from 1996 to 2001, but to no avail.

published on : 1st July 2022

Taliban enforces face-cover order for female TV anchors

Earlier this month, the Taliban ordered all women in public to wear head-to-toe clothing that leaves only their eyes visible. 

published on : 23rd May 2022

Taliban to open high schools for girls next week, claim of conforming with international recognition

Since the Taliban took control of the country in mid-August last year, it had barred girls from going to schools across Afghanistan.

published on : 20th March 2022