The Chargé d'Affaires of the Afghanistan Permanent Mission to the UN, Naseer Ahmad Faiq said the UN Security Council (UNSC) is expected to hold a meeting in which the situation of women, peace and security of Afghanistan will also be discussed.
The meeting will be attended by the Chargé d'Affaires of the Afghanistan Permanent Mission to the UN.
“In this meeting the countries that are not members of the UNSC will participate, including Afghanistan. The issue of the Afghan women and the concerns existing in this regard will be part of the discussion,” Faiq said.
Meanwhile, some of the women working in the former government called for their rights to be ensured.
"The women should be provided with their rights to education and work,” said Aynor Uzbek, a female rights’ defender.
"I hope the meeting focuses on the reopening of girls' schools, women’s access to work, social and political activities," said Marriam Marouf Arvin, a women’s rights defender.
The Islamic Emirate said that there are no obstacles against human rights in the country and that the rights of the citizens have been ensured.
"There is no concerns about the challenges of human rights in Afghanistan under the Islamic Emirate. The citizens of Afghanistan are provided with their rights within the Islamic Emirate and under Sharia,” said Bilal Karimi, deputy spokesman for the Islamic Emirate.
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