A protester holds a placard calling for education for Afghan women during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Athens, Greece on Saturday. Photo: AFP
A protester holds a placard calling for education for Afghan women during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Athens, Greece on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Women allowed to attend university under Taliban rule, says acting education minister

  • When the Taliban last ruled during the 1990s, girls and women were banned from education
  • Women attending university will continue to be separated from men, said the Taliban’s Abdul Baqi Haqqani

A protester holds a placard calling for education for Afghan women during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Athens, Greece on Saturday. Photo: AFP
A protester holds a placard calling for education for Afghan women during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Athens, Greece on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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