UN denounces escalating restrictions on women in Afghanistan by Taliban regime

UN denounces escalating restrictions on women in Afghanistan by Taliban regime

The Taliban have decreed the compulsory wearing of the burqa in public places for all women and girls in Afghanistan and that all women working with the administration who do not wear the garment will be dismissed. This is in addition to a series of measures that have restricted movement, access to education and the rights of Afghan women and girls in general.

The UN denounced Monday the latest order announced by the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, which among other things requires the wearing of the burqa in all public places, and said it represents an escalation of restrictions against…

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