United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed grave worry over the closure of secondary schools for Afghan girls and the arrest of women in central Bamyan province.

The UN agency in a Tweet said, that Afghan women are not only allowed to work and get an education but are also concerned about their safety.

The Twitter post reads that Afghan girls are confronting restrictions on travel, work, education, and safety in the country insisting protection of human values and women and girls’ rights.

Earlier, UN Human Right Council had said that Afghan women carry the brunt of the Afghanistan crisis.

It comes as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan is yet to reopen schools for teenage girls which has triggered backlash both inside and outside the country.