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Afghan Education Minister delays reopening of schools for girls, citing unsuitable conditions

Despite Afghan women asking for access to education and work, the Taliban rule paying no heed to their demands 


Published on 11th May 2023

Banned from schools, Afghan girls turn to entrepreneurship for survival

As the Taliban seeks to silence their voices and deny them education, these students have risen up to prove that their potential cannot be suppressed

Published on 10th May 2023

As Afghanistan universities remain shut, female students aspire to study abroad

The female students urged the Taliban to reopen universities for women. Women's rights activists have said that the closure of universities is damaging Afghanistan's education sector

Published on 31st March 2023

Afghan girl students barred from sitting for university entrance exams; students demand visas, scholarships

Earlier, e-Emergency X-Misc Visa for students from Afghanistan who were enrolled in Indian universities was rejected by the Indian government

Published on 31st January 2023

UNESCO dedicates International Day of Education 2023 to Afghan girls and women

According to UNESCO, 80% of school-aged Afghan girls and young women are currently out of school under Taliban rule

Published on 25th January 2023

Private Afghan universities risk closure post the ban on women. Here's why

Mohammad Karim Nasiri, a spokesman for the Private Universities' Union informed that 35 institutions suffered this plight

Published on 30th December 2022

Students of this women's college in AP protested against Afghanistan's decision to ban women from higher education

The college staff and committees of the college participated in the rally raising slogans against the Taliban government in Afghanistan

Published on 29th December 2022

Education at stake, Afghan students waiting for Indian visa feel hopeless

Applications for the e-Emergency X-Misc Visa have been cancelled and they were not allowed to speak with members of the embassy, complained students from Afghanistan

Published on 26th December 2022

Taliban's ban on women education: Afghan male students boycott classes, protest against ban

Since August 15, 2021, the de facto authorities barred girls from attending secondary school and restricted women and girls' freedom of movement

Published on 26th December 2022

Activists demand rollback of Taliban's decision to ban women from universities

India too joined several other leading countries in criticising the Taliban's decision and renewed its call for setting up of an inclusive government in Kabul

Published on 24th December 2022

Taliban higher education minister explains reason behind ban on women from universities

Girls have been banned from middle school and high school, and women have been barred from most fields of employment and ordered to wear head-to-toe clothing in public under Islamic law

Published on 23rd December 2022

India notes with concern Taliban's decision to ban women from universities in Afghanistan

An MEA spokesperson referred to the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2593 on Afghanistan

Published on 23rd December 2022

Afghan women weep as Taliban fighters enforce university ban

The international community has urged Taliban leaders to reopen schools and give women their right to public space

Published on 22nd December 2022

Afghanistan: Taliban's ban on women in universities condemned by US

"This decision will come with consequences," says US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, adding the Taliban cannot hope to be a legitimate member of the international community

Published on 21st December 2022

Girls banned from universities in Afghanistan by Taliban gov't

The announcement was made after a government meeting and comes just days after girl students gave their high school graduation exams

Published on 21st December 2022

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