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Afghanistan: Taliban bans Women from boarding Planes

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The Taliban has ordered Afghan airlines to stop traveling with women who are not mahrams.

The Taliban recently ordered Ariana Afghan and Kam Air planes to ban women from flying on their planes unless they were with their mahrams.

Officials at the country’s aviation ministry told AFP that the group had taken the decision after concluding a special meeting last week between its representatives and the Kabul immigration authorities, and the aviation authorities. country.

Afghanistan’s ban on women flying is one of the most unpopular measures taken by the new government since the coup.

Even last week the group banned men and women from visiting parks at the same time, especially those in the capital.

Closing girls’ schools, depriving them of government jobs and forcing them to change their enrollment status has been a Taliban extremist act in Afghanistan, signaling the gradual isolation of women in daily life.