June 10, 2023

Taliban prohibit women from attending universities in Afghanistan

Women will not be allowed to enrol in higher education programmes in Afghanistan, according to the Taliban-run higher education ministry’s announcement on Tuesday. In accordance with a cabinet resolution, a letter certified by a representative of the higher education ministry ordered Afghan private and public colleges to immediately deny admission to female students. The rest […]

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Abaya is prohibited for female students taking exams in Saudi Arabia

Female students will not be allowed to take exams while dressed in abayas, as determined by the Saudi Education and Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC). Female students must wear school uniforms inside test rooms, according to the ETEC, and such clothes must adhere to stringent rules and norms of decency. ETEC, formerly known as the Education […]

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