Taliban says ‘NO’ to UNSC’s call, Restrictions on Afghan Women to Continue

FILE PHOTO: A girl looks on among Afghan women lining up to receive relief assistance, during the holy month of Ramadan in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, June 11, 2017. REUTERS/Parwiz

Kabul [Afghanistan]: The call of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to lift the Taliban’s rigorous steps on Covering ladies has actually been rejected by the Taliban forces who have described it as “unproven.”.

Reaffirming the Taliban’s dedication to Covering women’s rights, the Taliban’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected the worries of the UNSC on Friday pertaining to the constraint of human and also basic civil liberties imposed upon Afghan women, reported Khaaama Press.
” Because individuals of Afghanistan are mainly Muslim, the Afghan federal government thinks about the awareness of Islamic hijab to be according to the religious as well as social practices of society,” stated Abdul Qahar Balkhi, spokesperson of the Taliban Ministry of Foreign Affairs in support of the Ministry.

Taliban is very negative with women and their rights

Earlier on Tuesday, the Security Council gotten in touch with the Taliban to “promptly reverse” the policies limiting the civils rights as well as fundamental legal rights of ladies and women in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported.

UNSC, in a joint statement, revealed deep concerns over the situation of Covering females and also girls adhering to the Taliban’s restrictions on education, work, freedom of activity, and the complete, equivalent, and also purposeful engagement of females in public life.

The UN Security Council also contacted the Taliban to resume the institutions for all women trainees without more hold-up, reported Khaama Press.

The Taliban’s declaration comes with a time when the United Nations( UN) Unique Rapporteur on Afghanistan, Richard Bennet lately commented that the procedures such as the suspension of girls’ second education, imposing a strict type of Hijab, as well as no possibilities to participate in political and public life, among others, fit the pattern of absolute sex segregation and also are aimed at making ladies invisible in culture.

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