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Taliban will allow only female teachers to teach girls in Afghanistan, to reopen high schools for girl students from March

The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has said that they had closed high schools for girls after taking over the administration in August last year as they were creating a 'safe system for girls'

Published on 24th January 2022
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Girl students allowed back in class: How schools are reopening for girls in this Afghan province

When the Taliban took control of the country in August, it had barred girls from going to schools across Afghanistan

Published on 18th November 2021
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Open schools for young girls right now, writes Malala Yousafzai in an open letter to Taliban-led Afghan government

Even though Yousafzai's demand has a global recognition and value, it is very likely that the Taliban may simply ignore it

Published on 19th October 2021
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All Afghan girls will be allowed to attend secondary schools, Taliban working on a framework: UN official

During the Taliban's previous rule of Afghanistan from 1996-2001, they denied girls and women the right to education and barred them from working and public life 

Published on 16th October 2021
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French Prez Macron wants G20 to pressure Taliban to let girls study in schools, colleges again

Older girls have been barred from going to high school and most women have not been allowed to return to work

Published on 5th October 2021
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As Afghan boys return to school, girls wait for Taliban timeline when they can join institutes

The Taliban's spokesperson Bilal Karimi had said that the halt to the education of girls was due to the transportation

Published on 30th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: About 25 years ago today, the Taliban had taken over Afghanistan

In today's #TBT, we dial back to the days when the Taliban had taken over Afghanistan, just like it has today. Here's how it all panned out all those years back

Published on 27th September 2021
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What The FAQ: Are the Taliban really allowing women to attend schools, colleges and universities? What are the conditions?

Not just the female students but the teachers too have expressed safety concerns. Several of them were even afraid of walking in the streets, let alone attend universities

Published on 15th September 2021
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Afghan Ministry of Education to change curriculum according to Sharia laws

It was also announced that mixed classes between girls and boys are not acceptable and some changes would be brought to the curriculum

Published on 13th September 2021
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Taliban bans co-education in Afghanistan's Herat province: Report

This is the first 'fatwa' issued by the Taliban after its swift takeover of Afghanistan last week, contradicting the "new face" claims of the terrorist organisation

Published on 21st August 2021
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Hope government will ensure our immediate evacuation: Indian teachers stranded at Kabul varsity

All four are teachers at the Bakhtar University in Kabul, which was overrun by the Taliban three days ago

Published on 19th August 2021
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Facebook's team of Afghan experts to monitor and remove content supporting Taliban

In response to BBC's questions about the Taliban's use of Twitter, a company spokesperson highlighted policies against violent organisations and hateful conduct

Published on 17th August 2021
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Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai graduates from Oxford with degree in Philosophy, Politics, Economics

Malala, who became of the face of Taliban brutality when she was shot in the head for going to school in the Swat valley, took to Twitter to share her excitement

Published on 19th June 2020
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Sadhguru issues apology after widespread criticism over video of him calling Muslim LSE student a 'Taliban'

Jaggi Vasudev alleged that the video had been mischievously edited and that in India, the word 'Taliban' is used to refer to an over-enthusiastic person

Published on 8th April 2019
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Global effort on girls' education defeating Taliban's purpose: Malala Yousafzai

Malala was shot in the head by a Taliban member in 2012 when she defied the diktat of the Sunni Islamic fundamentalist movement, which was entrenched in Afghanistan

Published on 29th August 2018

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