Afghan women hold a protest in New Delhi on September 16, 2021. Photo: AP
Afghan women hold a protest in New Delhi on September 16, 2021. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Afghan women officials and diplomats seek asylum as the Taliban targets their jobs

  • Many workers of the previous government have sought asylum since the Taliban seized power, with women saying they face the risk of double persecution
  • Taliban has issued a decree asking women in senior government posts to resign, and installed a Ministry for Preaching and Guidance and the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice

Afghan women hold a protest in New Delhi on September 16, 2021. Photo: AP
Afghan women hold a protest in New Delhi on September 16, 2021. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE