Human and women’s rights advocates have asked Biden administration to add up to two thousand expedited and additional visas for women and advocated of women’s rights who are prone to danger and threat after US full pullout from Afghanistan.

The current applicants include up to 18,000 translators and interpreters who have applied for Special Immigration Visa (SIV).

US officials have told Reuters that Biden’s administration is considering to grant additional visas to Afghan women politicians, journalists and activists.

Human and Women’s rights groups have told the White House and state department that women had had major achievements during the past two decades and they should be part of any urgent plan for evacuating vulnerable class post full withdrawal.

The groups not only asked for women’s visas but also men and minority-groups who are subject to life-threatening dangers.

Taliban in their recent statement about the interpreters who have contributed in military missions of US troops said that they are free to live and will not be targeted as soon as they repent.

Rights groups have told White House that Taliban are targeting women journalists, activists and politicians.

Neither the White House nor State Department have shown green signal for the recommendation made by rights groups.


  • Najibullah Lalzoy is a journalist and editor at Khaama Press. He has a BA degree in journalism.