Malala urges Taliban to educate girls in Afghanistan

Malala urges Taliban to educate girls in Afghanistan

October 18, 2021 Off By
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Al-Araby

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Pakistani Taliban as a schoolgirl, has urged Afghanistan’s new rulers to let girls return to school. It has been one month since the Taliban, which seized power in August, excluded girls from returning to secondary school while ordering boys back to class. The Taliban have claimed they will allow girls to return once they have ensured security and stricter segregation under their interpretation of Islamic law – but many are sceptical. Afghan women are speaking out for themselves and demanding their right to learn. We must stand wit…

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