A Taliban fighter stands guard as a woman walks past in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
A Taliban fighter stands guard as a woman walks past in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP

UN aid chief to visit Afghanistan over Taliban’s work ban for women

  • UN says some ‘time-critical’ programmes in Afghanistan suspended after Taliban banned women working in aid sector
  • The ban is the latest blow against women’s rights in the country since the Taliban reclaimed power last year

A Taliban fighter stands guard as a woman walks past in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
A Taliban fighter stands guard as a woman walks past in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
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