The United Nations is outraged by the decision to ban women’s work
Amina Mohammad, the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, says that she is angry with the decision of the caretaker government of Afghanistan to ban women’s work.
According to the News Agency of Events; Ms. Mohammad wrote on her Twitter page: “She is angry with the Taliban’s decision to ban women from working in the United Nations and considers it against Islamic beliefs.”
He emphasized that female employees will not be replaced by male employees and they will receive their wages.
On the other hand, Sima Pahkeh, the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations and the head of the United Nations Office for Women, has also condemned the ban on women’s work.
According to the supervisor, nearly a quarter of families in Afghanistan are women, and in order to deliver humanitarian aid to them, female employees must return to their duties.
He added in his statement: “Depriving the rights of women and girls from education and participation in the society and economy of Afghanistan by the Taliban authorities is like inflicting an unwanted wound on the body of this country.”
Both UN officials asked the caretaker government to immediately remove the restrictions on women’s work in UN offices and allow women and girls to study, work and travel.
By meena Habib dari.roidadhanews