UN re-engages with Taliban at expense of Afghan women

UN re-engages with Taliban at expense of Afghan women

a novel – Islamic leaders have insisted that women's rights and human rights not be on the agenda for the conference being held on Sunday and Monday in Qatar.

Why don't you answer media questions? Why do you seek international legitimacy when you do not have it at the national level? Why did they prevent women from education? Does your power extend to women only? ? » In a corridor of the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Doha, Qatar, Maryam Rahmati, a journalist for the Afghan International Television Channel, is stalking Sohail Shaheen, the spokesman for the Taliban government.

He barely deigns to answer, and at the end of the corridor the door is closed in his face: the Doha III summit is being held behind closed doors, between representatives of the United Nations, 25 countries, five international organizations and the UN. The Taliban authorities. No member of Afghan civil society is invited. No women either. A Taliban request that the UN, the organizer of the talks, has responded to, and which has also accepted that the topics related to human rights and women's rights in particular…

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