3 weeks have passed since Teaching resumes in Afghan schools, for men only, with the suspension of the return of girls to school and teachers as well, despite previous promises made by the Taliban.
This prompted dozens of women to gather in Kabul, demanding that school doors be open for girls and that they not be denied education.
Dozens of women gathered in Kabul, according to the Reuters news agency, today Sunday, to demand the opening of schools for girls.
They also demanded that all women, including female teachers, be allowed to return to work, after the extremist movement suspended their work.
Global silence is shameful
In addition, the demonstrators, who were accompanied by many young people, held up slogans and placards stating “International silence is shameful” and “We want work, work”, in addition to slogans calling for freedom and prosperity.
It should be noted that the movement had previously pledged that it would reopen schools for girls, but nothing happened, amid the worries of thousands of Afghan mothers about losing the future of their little ones.
Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesperson for the movement, confirmed last month (September 2021) that Girls will soon be allowed Back to the study seats, but he did not specify a date for this “near” return, as he described it.
Women in Kabul call for girls’ schools to be opened (Reuters)
Since taking control of the Afghan capital in mid-August (2021), it has prompted many questions about Taliban attitudes regarding women’s rights and women’s rights in the country, especially after opening the month. last of schools and universities reserved for men.
He also asked some employees of public institutions to stay at home, and these measures have raised the concern of thousands of Afghan women, as well as the condemnation of international human rights organizations.
It should be noted that during the Taliban’s first rule from 1996 to 2001, women were largely excluded from public life and could rarely leave their homes.
They were also denied education and travel, as well as working in most jobs and sectors.