Step by step Taliban are obliterating women’s rights: Richard Bennett

by Aamaj News

The UN special rapporteur, Richard Bennett, in a tweet reacted to recent restrictions of Taliban on women and added that they obliterating women’s human rights step by step.

Mr. Bennett said that Taliban with their decree on compulsory hijab and face covering have compounded restrictions on education, movement, employment and public life.

“There must be consequences for human rights violations – time for the international community to act,” Mr. Bennett underlined.

The news comes as the Taliban ministry for propagation of virtue and prevention of vice in its latest decree announced that it is obligatory for adult women to observe Islamic hijab.

The ministry has emphasized that burqa is the ideal form of hijab.

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