A number of women gathered at the gate of the ministry of women affairs-now replaced- and protested against the policies of the Taliban vis-à-vis them asked for the rights of education and work on Sunday, September 19.
The protestors said that freedom and equity are their rights and they have to be provided with.
The all-women in the Afghan capital was arranged in reaction to the closure of the ministry of women affairs from the Taliban’s cabinet and the closure of the ministry on Friday, September 17.
“Exclusion of women in exclusion of humans”, “our freedom of speech is the conclusion of our potency” “education, work, and freedom are ways towards development” were the slogans chanted by the women.
Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan shut the ministry of women and replaced it with the ministry of guidance and promotion of virtue and prevention of vice.
Deputy Minister of the ministry of information and culture and the spokesperson of the Taliban Zabiullah Mujahid on Sunday, September 19 said that the women ministry was a shadow and so-called ministry and added that they will establish a potent and effective administration for women.