Eleven member countries United Nations Security Council Asked Taliban Friday (13) suspension of “all repressive measures” against women in Cairo Afghanistanin a closed meeting to discuss the situation in the country.
The Japanese ambassador said: “We call on the Taliban to undo all repressive measures against women and youth.” Ishikani Kimihiro to the press, on behalf of 11 of the 15 board members (AlbaniaAnd BrazilAnd EcuadorAnd FranceAnd GabonAnd JapanAnd MaltaAnd SwitzerlandAnd The United Arab EmiratesAnd United kingdom And we).
China, Russia, Ghana and Mozambique did not sign the statement.
The states call on the Taliban to “respect the rights of women and youth, as well as their full, equal, and meaningful participation and inclusion in all spheres of society, politics, economics, education, and public spaces.”
The statement refers to the exclusion of women and youth from schools and universities and the ban on working in national and international NGOs by the Government of Afghanistan, which advocates a hardline view of Islam.
The statement adds that this ban will make NGOs “unable to reach people, especially women and youth, who are in dire need of materials and services.”
Several humanitarian organizations have decided to suspend their activities due to the measure announced by the Afghan government on December 24. The United Nations, in turn, decided to continue its operations in the country.
“The situation of women and youth in Afghanistan must remain high on the agenda of the Security Council,” we recommend to countries that support the declaration.
The British ambassador said that the council met in a closed session on Friday to discuss the situation in the country and discuss “a joint international response to the actions of the Taliban.” Barbara Woodward on your Twitter.
“Our goal is to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe and to emphasize taboos against women and youth,” he added.
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