Taliban Ready to Lift Ban on Girls’ Schools, says Afghan Official

Taliban Ready to Lift Ban on Girls’ Schools, says Afghan Official

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afghan-girls-schoolAccording to the Afghanistan education minister, the Taliban’s leadership is prepared to drop its ban on girls’ schools, having undergone an “attitudinal and cultural change.”

Farooq Wardak said the Taliban’s leadership had undergone a profound change since losing power after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, and was prepared to scrap its policy on girls being educated.

 

“It is attitudinal change, it is behavioural change, it is cultural change,” he told the Times Educational Supplement.

(READ the story at the Guardian)

Thanks to Nancy Peske for the link!

COMMENTS

  1. I think a miracle is going to happen for the Taliban sect of the Pashtuns.
    And if they want to live like the Amish I say absolutely yes. And can’t they be cut some land so they can have a peaceful life too?