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Taliban Tightens Restrictions on Afghan Women’s Rights

HeadlineSep 28, 2021

The Taliban-appointed chancellor for Kabul University said Monday that all women would be indefinitely barred from attending courses — either as professors or students. And Afghanistan’s first-of-its-kind women’s driving school reports business has ground to a halt since the Taliban takeover in August.

Nilab Durrani: “Since the previous government collapsed, we have not registered a single new student, and also no one has contacted us to get a registration. The previously admitted students are calling us and asking if they can join their classes, but they are worried about their security.”

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