Life may be getting tougher for women in Afghanistan after the Taliban barred them from working for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOS).
This latest directive which the Taliban premised on female NGO workers breaking sharia law comes days after female students were banned from universities.
Saturday’s order came in a letter from the Ministry of Economy to both national and international NGOs. It threatened to cancel the licence of any organisation that did not swiftly comply.
By way of explanation, it said women were breaking Sharia law by failing to wear the hijab.