The Afghan Taliban ordered to close of Beauty parlors and women’s shops in the market within ten days.
According to reports The authorities have also ordered the closure of women’s shops in the market of Mazar-i-Sharif and said that women will also be banned from working in malls.
The Vice and Virtue Agents of the Taliban in Baghlan had told landowners and dealers to stop renting out space to women’s hair salons in addition to closing down those businesses.
Afghan officials said that since men and women work together, they have ordered the shops to close. In Afghanistan, women are also prohibited from pursuing higher education and working in non-governmental organizations.
Earlier, the Taliban ordered all local and international non-governmental organizations in Afghanistan to suspend the work of female employees.
Afghan media have also reported that the Ministry of Higher Education in the Taliban government has ordered the suspension of female students from private and public universities in Afghanistan. The Minister of Higher Education of Afghanistan said that the education of girls in secular universities violates the laws of Islam and is contrary to Islamic traditions.