July 2, 2022
The U.S. ambassador met with a Taliban embassy official and pressed for women's rights

The U.S. ambassador met with a Taliban embassy official and pressed for women’s rights

Earlier this month, the Taliban imposed some strict restrictions on Afghan women since returning to power last year, ordering them to cover themselves completely in public, preferably with the traditional burqa.

The U.S. special envoy to Afghanistan met with the Taliban’s diplomatic leader on Saturday and strengthened international opposition to the group, which runs a women’s and girls’ group.

Since coming back to power last year, the Taliban have imposed strict restrictions on civil society, targeting the prevailing rights of many women and children.

Earlier this month, Afghanistan’s top leader ordered women to cover themselves completely in public, including their faces.

“Women need to go back to school and work tirelessly to normalize women’s freedom of movement and relations,” Thomas West, the US special envoy to Afghanistan, wrote on Twitter about his meeting with Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan in Qatar. முட்டாகி.

The two also spoke about concerns about economic stability in Afghanistan and attacks on civilians, West added.

The country is on the brink of economic catastrophe as many countries freeze foreign assets and suspend aid.

“Conversations will continue in support of the Afghan people and our national interests,” West wrote in his post.