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Malala sends letter to Taliban one month after ladie’s college ban

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Pakistani Taliban as a schoolgirl, has urged Afghanistan’s new rulers to let ladies return to high school.It has been one month because the hardline Islamist Taliban, which seized energy in August, excluded ladies from returning to secondary school whereas ordering boys again to class.

The Taliban have claimed they are going to permit ladies to return as soon as they’ve ensured safety and stricter segregation below their interpretation of Islamic legislation, however many are skeptical.

“To the Taliban authorities…reverse the de facto ban on ladies’ schooling and re-open ladies’ secondary faculties instantly,” Ms Yousafzai and quite a lot of Afghan girls’s rights activists mentioned in an open letter.

Ms Yousafzai known as on the leaders of Muslim nations to make it clear to the Taliban that “faith doesn’t justify stopping ladies from going to high school”.


The Taliban excluded ladies from returning to secondary college (File picture)

“Afghanistan is now the one nation on the earth that forbids ladies’ schooling,” mentioned the writers, who included the pinnacle of the Afghan human rights fee below the final US-backed authorities Shaharzad Akbar.

The authors known as on G20 world leaders to supply pressing funding for an schooling plan for Afghan kids.

A petition alongside the letter had on Monday obtained greater than 640,000 signatures.

Training activist Malala was shot by militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, an offshoot of the Afghan Taliban, in her residence city within the Swat Valley whereas on a college bus in 2012.

Now 24-years-old, she advocates for women’ schooling, together with her non-profit Malala Fund having invested $2 million in Afghanistan.


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