Male students in Kandahar Province attend a university class, where a curtain normally would separate them from women, who have now been banned. Photo: AFP
Male students in Kandahar Province attend a university class, where a curtain normally would separate them from women, who have now been banned. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

Taliban ban women from university education in Afghanistan

  • Barring access to university education is the Taliban’s latest edict cracking down on women’s rights and freedoms
  • The international community has urged Taliban leaders to reopen schools and give women their right to public space

Male students in Kandahar Province attend a university class, where a curtain normally would separate them from women, who have now been banned. Photo: AFP
Male students in Kandahar Province attend a university class, where a curtain normally would separate them from women, who have now been banned. Photo: AFP
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