Afghan women chant slogans in Kabul on Thursday to protest against the ban on university education for women. Photo: AFP
Afghan women chant slogans in Kabul on Thursday to protest against the ban on university education for women. Photo: AFP

Taliban says it banned Afghan women from university for ‘not following dress code’

  • The minister for higher education says students were dressing like they were ‘going to a wedding’, and that some science subjects are not suitable for women
  • The restriction has sparked global outrage, with G7 nations saying it may be a ‘crime against humanity’ and Muslim countries deeming it against Islam

Afghan women chant slogans in Kabul on Thursday to protest against the ban on university education for women. Photo: AFP
Afghan women chant slogans in Kabul on Thursday to protest against the ban on university education for women. Photo: AFP
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