Afghanistan: Taliban issues new diktat to ban girl students from attending school beyond third grade

In its latest set of restrictions against female education, the Taliban authorities have supposedly prohibited girls older than 10 from going to elementary school classes in certain areas of Afghanistan. Authorities from the Taliban-administered Ministry of Education told principals of schools and short-term training classes in the Ghazni region that “any girl more than 10 years old isn’t permitted to study in elementary schools”, BBC Persian reported.In its latest set of restrictions against female education, the Taliban authorities have supposedly prohibited girls older than 10 from going to elementary school classes in certain areas of Afghanistan. Authorities from the Taliban-administered Ministry of Education told principals of schools and short-term training classes in the Ghazni region that “any girl more than 10 years old isn’t permitted to study in elementary schools”, BBC Persian reported.

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