The Taliban has banned women from attending university since December 20, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Taliban has banned women from attending university since December 20, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE

UN envoy meets Taliban education chief over ban on women attending university

  • On December 20, Taliban-led Afghan authorities ordered universities to close for women, triggering widespread international condemnation
  • Markus Potzel is the first international official to meet Afghan Higher Education Minister Nida Mohammad Nadim since the ban was introduced

The Taliban has banned women from attending university since December 20, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Taliban has banned women from attending university since December 20, 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE
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