In just one month, Taliban break vow: Girls banned in secondary schools

Published on Sep 19, 2021 12:35 AM IST
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Taliban have excluded girls from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan and allowed only only boys and male teachers back to the classroom. The diktat from the Taliban's education ministry was the latest move from the new government to threaten women’s rights. Secondary schools, with students typically between the ages of 13 and 18, are often segregated by sex in Afghanistan. The United Nations said it was “deeply worried” for the future of girls’ schooling in Afghanistan. Watch this report for more.

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