The Taliban has said that women’s and girls’ rights will be upheld, subject to Islamic law. Photo: AFP The Taliban has said that women’s and girls’ rights will be upheld, subject to Islamic law. Photo: AFP
The Taliban has said that women’s and girls’ rights will be upheld, subject to Islamic law. Photo: AFP
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

Why Taliban’s approach to women’s rights matters to Beijing

  • There are concerns over what the turmoil in Afghanistan means for its women, whose status has grown since the Taliban was last in power
  • How the returning Taliban views women’s rights under Islamic law will be a measure of whether it is the kind of regime Beijing is hoping for

The Taliban has said that women’s and girls’ rights will be upheld, subject to Islamic law. Photo: AFP The Taliban has said that women’s and girls’ rights will be upheld, subject to Islamic law. Photo: AFP
The Taliban has said that women’s and girls’ rights will be upheld, subject to Islamic law. Photo: AFP
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