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UN pledges girls won’t be denied education next year

KABUL: On the first anniversary of the Afghan girls’ exclusion from high schools on Sunday (September 18), the United Nations reiterated its call for…


Paktia girls vow to continue fight for education

PAKTIA: Young girls in southeastern Paktia promise to continue their struggles and pressures until they get their just right to education.


Zabul female breadwinners grumble about Taliban’s restrictions

ZABUL: A recent move by the Taliban forbids women in southern Zabul province from work and attending weddings.


Girls out of school; Uruzganis say ‘Taliban don’t represent us’

URUZGAN: Uruzgan residents have lashed at the Taliban Minister of Education for receiving a false impression that Uruzganis don’t let their girls to s…


Girls protest schools closure in Paktia; Taliban arrest 18

KABUL: Dozens of high school girls – some in head-to-toe burqas, others in school uniforms and white veils – took to the streets on Saturday of Gardez…


Kandahar: Taliban force girl students ‘old for their grade’ quit school

KANDAHAR: Girl students in 5th and 6th grades in Kandahar province lament as they are pulled out from schools by the Taliban on the pretext that they…


Taliban impose limitations on female aid workers

KANDAHAR: The Taliban Ministry of Prevention of Vice and Propagation of Virtue of Taliban has imposed restrictions on female partners and employees wo…


Taliban crackdown on educational centers 'despairing': Students

KABUL: A year after the closure of schools’ doors to girls above the sixth grade, the Taliban have now begun closing down private educational institut…


'Taliban's treatment of women more shocking than 90s': HRW 

KABUL: In its latest report, the Human Rights Watch has described the Taliban’s treatment of Afghan women as more shocking than in the 90s.


Don’t come to Bamyan city without Hijab, Taliban warn women

BAMYAN: The Taliban have warned women in Bamyan province not to travel to the provincial capital without observing their version Hijab and Burqa.

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Lack of female teachers: Taliban shut down educational institute

KABUL: The Taliban have sealed a branch of the Muslim English language center in the Khairkhana neighborhood of Kabul city due to the absence of femal…