Taliban administration in Afghanistan banned girls post- Secondary education amid criticism over her poor record of women rights.
Although softer promise rule when they captured power last yearthe Taliban rose up restrictions on all sides of women ignore life international anger.
“All of you have been informed to carry out the said order immediately of Education suspension of A letter issued to all said, government And the private Universities signed by the Minister for Higher Education Nada Mohamed Nadim.
official speaker for Ministry Dia Allah Al-Hashemi. who He tweeted the message, and confirmed the matter in Text message to Agence France-Presse (AFP).
Washington condemned decision “in More powerful terms. “
“Taliban should We expect this decisionWhich in breach of their obligations made over and over and publicized them peopletangible costs will be incurred for State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters: in Washington.
the ban on higher Education comes less than three months after thousands of girls and women They sat university entrance exams across the country, with Many aspire to choose teaching and medicine future Careers.
universities currently on Winter break and it is scheduled to reopen in Walks.
after the acquisition of The country by the Taliban, universities were forced to implement new rules Including gender-segregated classrooms and entrances, while women They were only allowed to teach before women professors or seniors men.
Most teenage girls across the country have it already He was banned from secondary education, which severely limited university enrollment.
the press student Madina El Monawara , who wanted Only her first Posting the name, he struggled to grasp the weight of Tuesday request.
“I have nothing to say. Not only me but all my friends have no words to express our feelings,” 18-year- Old AFP in Kabul.
“Everyone thinks of me unknown future Before of they. They buried our dreams.”
The country was returning to the “dark days”, added Medication student Ria in Capital, who She asked to be her name changed.
“When we hoped to do progressthey remove us from society” 26-year-Old student He said.
“a basic human right”
The United Nations is “deeply concerned,” according to the order, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Ramiz Alakbarov said special agent for Afghanistan.
“Education is a basic human right. A closed door to women. Education is a closed door to women future of Afghanistan.”
The Taliban sticks to austerity version of Islam, with The movement’s supreme leader, Hebatullah Akhundzadeh, and his inner circle of Afghan clerics against Modern education in particular for girls and women.
But they are at odds with Many officials in Kabul and their rank and file who He hoped to allow the girls to continue learning after the acquisition.
“There are serious differences in ranks of the Taliban on girls education and latest decision will increase these differences. in Northwest Pakistan told AFP on condition of Anonymity.
At a cruel juncture, the Taliban in March prevented the girls from returning to high school on In the morning they were supposed to reopen.
Many Taliban officials say the ban on secondary education is only temporary, but they have done so also wheels out invocation of Excuses for Closing – from lack of Funds for the time required to reformulate the curriculum along Islamic lines.
Since the ban, many teenage girls have been married off off Early – often too big men of They are the father’s choice.
Several families interviewed by AFP last He said which month it is associated with with Economic pressure led to the banning of the school to lock down future By getting married it was better than them sitting idle home.
women have also was paid out of many government Jobs – or get paid to stay in them home. They are also They are forbidden to travel without a male relative and must cover up up outside of the home perfectly with burqa.
In November they were also It is forbidden to go to parks, amusement parks, gyms and public bathrooms.
the international community she has made The right to education for everyone women sticking point in Negotiation over help and recognition of Taliban regime.
“the international community Afghans will not be forgotten women and girls,” the UN Security Council said in Declaration in September.
In the twenty years between the two Taliban eras, girls were allowed to go to school and women They were able to find work in All sectors, despite the survival of the country socially conservative.
authorities have also fair public flogging and executions of men And the women in The last weeks because it implements an extreme interpretation of Islamic law.
Economic crisis in The situation in Afghanistan has worsened since the return of the Taliban power After the hasty withdrawal of foreign forces led by the United States last August.
Washington froze $7 billion of Afghanistan assets handle in United states while billions in Foreign aid that helped support up The country has a great deal reduced.