You are a woman, go home Afghan female anchor recounts Taliban horror

Mandeep Sethi 20 Aug 2021 164

Shabnam Dawran, an Afghan female anchor who works for a TV station RTA Pashto, was denied entry into her office, citing regime change as a reason. Dawran tried entering her office during her usual shift hours and was also carrying her ID badge...

Women in Kabul have been staging protests outside the presidential palace since Wednesday or so demanding protection of their rights after the Taliban took control of the country. A nightmare has begun for women in Afghanistan who are now struggling to find their voice ever since Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country, leaving the country in the hands of the Taliban. 

And while the Taliban promised of safeguarding rights of Afghan women, only under the ambits of Sharia Law, the women have a completely different tale to narrate. 

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