Afghanistan: Taliban bans women from entering parks

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 12 Nov 2022, 08:16 am Print

Afghanistan: Taliban bans women from entering parks Taliban

File image of a park in northern Afghanistan by Julian-G. Albert on Flickr via Wikimedia Commons

Kabul: The Taliban government of Afghanistan has now restricted women’s access to public parks in the country, an episode showcasing the hardships imposed on women by the regime.

Taliban’s Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue issued the statement and following that women were prevented from entering parks in Kabul.

The women were informed by park managers and owners in Kabul, the Afghan capital, that they were no longer permitted to enter amusement parks due to an order from the Taliban government’s morality ministry, reports Khaama Press.

According to a source who spoke with Khaama Press, on the day the Taliban designated women for entering parks, she visited one of the amusement parks but was refused entry.