According to a report , a schoolteacher from Takhar province in northern Afghanistan said that after Taliban capture, women were not allowed to go out to the market without a male . As the women in Afghanistan, especially those who grew up in a Taliban-free country, fear families that have taken refuge in Kabul bear testimony to the regressive diktat the insurgent group has already started issuing.
The Taliban also carried out public executions, chopped off the hands of thieves and stoned women accused of adultery.The Taliban control more than two-thirds of the country, including Herat and Kandahar, the two of the largest cities of the country.
The report said, Girls riding home in a motorised rickshaw in the Takhar province were stopped and lashed for wearing “revealing sandals”. quoting families who have left their homeland and now took refuge in Kabul on the sidewalk, in the park.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday said, horrific reports of Taliban oppression on Afghan women and girls have emerged from areas that have already been seized.
According to reports, it is now just a matter of time that Kabul will also be captured by the Taliban, though Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday said that he was remobilising .
Guterres told reporters, “I’m deeply disturbed by early indications that the Taliban are imposing severe restrictions on human rights in the areas under their control, particularly targeting women and journalists,” .
Zahra who has been working from home but after the Taliban took over Herat, she is not being able to work and she does not know when she will be able to work again. She is apprehensive that she won’t be able to play the guitar, her brother won’t be able to play football.
The women community of the country, which even reached the parliament in the last 20 years, will again be pushed back to the wal Zarmina Kakar, a women’s rights activist in Kabul,was a year old when the Taliban entered Kabul for the first time in 1996.
Her mother took her out to buy her ice cream and was whipped by a Taliban fighter for revealing her face for a couple of minutes. She said, “Today again, I feel that if Taliban come to power, we will return back to the same dark days,” .