Taliban makes hijab mandatory for women journalists, bans women from socialising with men colleagues

    18-Jan-2023   
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The Taliban Government said that it is mandatory for women journalists to wear hijab in Afghanistan. Taliban also warned media offices regarding the wearing of the hijab. The Taliban said that they would impose a ban on media offices if they refused to follow the order.
 
Taliban makes hijab mandatory for women journalists 
 
On his social media profile, Afghan journalist Natik Malikzada shared a video in which the Taliban leader said that he has issued a strict order to the media institutions to follow the hijab. He further said that women employees working in the media would have to wear hijabs properly. He further added that women could not mix with male employees while working in the office.
 
 
 
 
After invading Afghanistan, the Taliban imposed Sharia law across the country. Under this law, the Taliban imposed many restrictions on women and also ordered stringent punishments for breaking the law.