[Evidence contradicts Taliban’s claim to respect women’s rights]

« Since seizing Afghanistan, Taliban spokesmen and high officials have promised to respect women’s rights to work and education, albeit within an Islamic framework they refuse to define. »

By Emma Graham-Harrison and Akhtar Mohammad Makoii for The Guardian.

Link to the article : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/03/afghanistan-women-defiant-amid-taliban-crackdown?fbclid=IwAR1SQ3kQNtCGyF53W50ghaDDwD93Fu1Tm1zPtXOyOvsvLTrJuGytDxH1GPM

On this topic : https://theconversation.com/afghanistan-progress-on-womens-rights-has-been-hard-fought-now-everything-is-at-risk-under-the-taliban-166319

NB : There is not a lot of information published on women’s conditions by the Bakhtar News Agency, the official press agency of the afghan government. Here is a typical very short factual article that you can read : https://bakhtarnews.af/female-employees-of-ministry-of-public-health-can-return-to-their-duties/


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