Dilemmas for aid agencies working in Afghanistan under Taliban’s gender apartheid rule

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The Taliban's announcement that aid organizations in Afghanistan cannot employ women led to many organizations stopping their work in the county. What will be the effect of this and where are the boundaries for continuing assisntance? This is the question considered in this latest blog post by Professor Dorothea Hilhorst

In late December 2022, the Taliban announced that aid organizations would no longer be allowed to employ women. It was the next step in a series of measures that make it increasingly impossible for Afghan women to study, live or think independently. In response, many aid organizations have stopped their work, others are continuing.

In the blog post, Professor Dorothea Hilhorst argues that the consequences of the ban are disasterous.

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