Rector of the University of Kabul Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghaira, on Monday (27) announced that he would ban women and teachers from the institute and courses.
Gairat, 34, is a member of the Taliban. The group appointed extreme priests as leaders of educational institutions.
“As Dean of the University of Kabul, I give you my word. Unless everyone has a genuine Islamic atmosphere, women are not allowed to come to university or work. Islam first,” Gairat wrote on a social network.
O Taliban He returned to power in Afghanistan in August. Leaders of the regime had said that women could study, but only as long as it was not in the same room as men.
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The militant group was once in power, and between 1996 and 2001, women could not study in those years – they could not even walk in public without a male relative.
According to The New York Times, staff at Kabul University have complained about the new law. They say the Taliban have no monopoly on interpreting the Islamic faith.
There are thousands of students who have stopped going to classes because schools are closed. When the Taliban came to power, teachers left Afghanistan.
The group said the new government was completely male and barred women from returning to work – a temporary ban for security reasons.