EU calls on Taliban to open secondary schools for girls in Afghanistan

MOSCOW, March 29 (Bernama) — The European Union condemned on Monday Taliban’s decision to ban above just one million Afghan women from acquiring secondary education and learning, and thinks that this lowers the movement’s likelihood to get the “preferred” legitimacy.

Previous Wednesday, the Afghan schooling ministry announced that ladies had been allowed to show up at lessons only up to sixth quality whilst more mature ladies will have to hold out until finally further observe.

“The European Union and its member states, together with international associates, have condemned the final decision of the Taliban to deny until finally further more notice secondary stage education and learning for above one million Afghan girls. This is a blatant violation of the fundamental ideal to education and learning for all small children, enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Legal rights, and many worldwide human legal rights instruments, of which Afghanistan is a condition celebration,” the EU Council assertion stated, reported Sputnik.

This choice lowers the Taliban’s prospects of attaining the legitimacy they look for, the statement famous, incorporating that it was also a reversal of the Taliban’s general public commitments and assurances supplied to the individuals and international companions.

“We are not able to work with this (Taliban) government, if it carries on shifting absent from the parameters that we felt were incredibly essential for them to be viewed as as a counterpart, so this puts us in a extremely tough scenario,” EU overseas coverage main Josep Borrell told the European Parliament’s Committee on Overseas Affairs on Monday.

It is exceptionally bad for Afghanistan’s long term, Borrell extra.

The swift ascension to electrical power of the Taliban in Afghanistan in August of very last year activated economic disarray and foods shortages that have pushed the nation to the brink of a humanitarian disaster. Thousands of Afghans have fled the nation fearful of the Taliban, popular violation of human legal rights, and the deprivation of freedom for women of all ages and women.

In September, the Taliban founded an interim authorities led by Mohammad Hasan Akhund, the former deputy foreign minister and deputy key minister of Afghanistan in the very first Taliban government.




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