September 17, 2021

Afghan women’s groups are brave on Taliban-controlled streets demanding their rights.

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A small group of Afghan women protested near the presidential palace in Kabul, a day after women in the western Afghan city of Herat took to the streets to protest against restrictions on the Taliban’s right to work and study. Of

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Gathering near the presidential palace, the women demanded access to education, the right to return to work and a role in governing the country. “Freedom is our goal. It makes us proud,” read one of his signs.

A Taliban fighter stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck.

Top Taliban leaders have promised a comprehensive government and a more moderate form of Islamic government when they last ruled the country from 1996 to 2001. Acquiring cabinet or authority positions in the new administration.

Many Afghans are deeply skeptical of the Taliban’s promises on gender rights and fear that women will reap the significant benefits they have reaped over the past two decades.

On Thursday, a small group of women marched on the Herat governor’s office to demand equal rights and opportunities.

Read a banner, “No government is stable without the support of women,” citing concerns that the new government is unlikely to include women in leadership positions.

The women chanted slogans like Taliban fighters in videos shared on social media. “we are together.”

The United Nations says women’s rights are important

“We are concerned about human rights issues in Afghanistan, especially women’s rights,” UN spokesman Stephen Dujarric said Friday. “It is important that women have the right to work, to work in a safe environment, and these are some of the issues that have been brought to the attention of our negotiators in Kabul and elsewhere.”

While the Taliban have said women will be able to continue their education and work, they have also vowed to enforce Sharia or Islamic law.

Afghan women’s rights activists say they are still there. Asking for clarification on Taliban’s interpretation of Sharia law. Meanwhile, many Afghan activists have called on the international community not to officially recognize the Taliban, which will unlock frozen Afghan bank accounts, despite fears that once the world’s attention is diverted. So the hardline Islamist group will crack down on women’s rights.

(France with 24 AP)

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