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In this file photo taken on January 23, 2023, burqa-clad Afghan women walk past a market in Fayzabad district, Badakhshan province. (Photo by OMER ABRAR / AFP).


LOOK: Universities in Afghanistan reopen, but women continue to be banned

In this file photo taken on December 21, 2022, Afghan female university students stand outside a university in Kabul.  (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP).

In this file photo taken on December 21, 2022, Afghan female university students stand outside a university in Kabul. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP).

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Below is a list of cuts to women’s rights in Afghanistan:

dates Reduction of rights and other measures of the Taliban against women
September 12, 2021 The Taliban announce that women can attend universities whose entrances and classrooms are separated by sex. The order includes that women can only receive lessons from teachers of the same sex or from older men. As part of a mandatory dress code, they must wear the hijab, a veil that covers the head and chest.
September 17, 2021 the taliban Dissolve the Ministry for Women’s Affairs and in its place they create the ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, which is in charge of the rigid implementation of Islamic norms.
March 23, 2022 the taliban ban high schools for girls and tens of thousands of teenagers are forced to stay at home.
May 7, 2022 The paramount chief of the Taliban, Hibatullah Akhundzada, orders women to cover themselves completely in public with the burqa, suit that hides even the face, and that they stay most of the time at home. They are also prohibited from traveling in the cities without the company of a man.
August 13, 2022 The Taliban beat protesters and fire into the air to disperse a demonstration outside the Ministry of Education in Kabul where the girls were required to return to school.
November 13, 2022 the taliban they prohibit women from entering parks, fairs, gyms and public baths. Islamists say the move was taken because people ignored gender segregation orders and because women did not wear hijabs.
December 8, 2022 More than 1,000 people attend the flogging of 27 Afghans, including womenin the province of Parwan, for crimes such as sodomy, adultery, forgery and debauchery.
December 21, 2022 Through a statement, The Ministry of Higher Education orders the “suspension of university education for women until new notice”. She argues that the measure is taken because women do not respect dress codes.
December 24, 2022 the taliban government orders NGOs to stop employing women because, he assures, they do not respect the dress code.
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