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On Friday, the UN's Special Representative for Afghanistan Roza Otunbayeva addressed the Security Council in a private session, UN News reported. Otunbayeva said the UN Security Council must be unified in opposing policies against women and girls in Afghanistan.
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Secondary schools were closed to girls at the beginning of the year. Universities were closed for women in December. So was the opportunity for women to work in national and international NGOs.
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The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday said that it is "deeply alarmed" by the reports that the Taliban have prohibited women and girls from attending universities, and it reiterated its serious concerns regarding the Taliban's decision to close all schools up to and includ
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A social media campaign called "Let Afghan Girls Learn" is doing the rounds in Afghanistan to call out the Taliban to immediately open the gates of secondary and high schools for girls in the country.
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Washington [US], October 12 (ANI): The United States has imposed visa restrictions on members of the Taliban and other individuals responsible for the repression of women and girls in Afghanistan through policies and violence, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], September 19 (ANI): As the closure of schools for girls in Afghanistan completed one year on Sunday, the Charge d'Affaires of Kabul's Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Naseer Ahmad Faiq said denying the girls their basic rights to education is "national treason
Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): As the closure of schools for girls in Afghanistan completed one year on Sunday, the acting head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Markus Potzel said that the ongoing exclusion of girls from high schools has no justif
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Kabul [Afghanistan], September 3 (ANI): Calling the closure of schools for girls in Afghanistan "unjustifiable", the UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres has raised his concern and said that there is a violation of women's rights.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 26 (ANI): Amnesty International in a recent report has called out the Taliban to provide women and girls in Afghanistan the right to work and get an education, as well as participate in politics and society as the human rights of the community are being stripped s
Kabul [Afghanistan], August 20 (ANI): Determined to pursue education even after the Taliban has put roadblocks, girls from secondary schools continued their education on personal levels, at home and with their classmates, media reports said.
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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 13 (ANI): After backlash by the international community over the neglect of girls' education in Afghanistan, the Taliban have created a "directorate of academic curriculum", local media reported on Saturday.
Kabul [Afghanistan], August 13 (ANI): UN experts on Friday called on the international community yet again to restore the declining human rights situation in Afghanistan and warned that the future of the country is bleak for its women and girls.