The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, said that the Taliban would allow women to attend schools in Afghanistan since denying access to education is contrary to Islam.
“I think they will allow women to attend schools. The idea that women should not get an education is not consistent with Islam,” Khan said.
According to him, such a ban has nothing to do with religion, and Afghan women will need time to defend their rights.
Earlier, a representative of the Taliban movement, Suhail Shaheen, said in a conversation with Fox News that women in hijab in Afghanistan will have access to education and work. “Women’s rights will be respected. They will have no problems with getting an education or the opportunity to work,” Shaheen promised.
According to UN human rights defenders, the situation with the rights of women living in Afghanistan is currently extremely difficult. They are beaten in the streets, banned from going to schools, and abducted. Since August 25, the Taliban have banned women from leaving the house, as it is dangerous for life, health, and freedom.