After ladies academics and directors had been faraway from the instructing sector because it took management of the nation, the chief of the Afghan Taliban motion, Hebatullah Akhundzadeh, ordered the inclusion of 100,000 new jobs within the Ministry of Schooling, for males solely from non secular colleges.
It’s anticipated that the brand new staff might be included among the many clerics who had been ordered by the Taliban chief to be appointed, and that they may substitute the feminine academics and directors in center and excessive colleges closed for the reason that Taliban took management of Afghanistan.
The choice got here in mild of repeated complaints by academics in public colleges about delayed salaries, the forcible dismissal of a few of them, and the appointment of Taliban clerics of their stead, although many Taliban members didn’t have college levels.
The Taliban additionally faces inner and exterior criticism as a result of non secular colleges have turn into facilities for graduating fighters, coaching and educating kids on weapons and explosives, and instructing them strict non secular classes, together with classes on the advantage of “suicide bombings” and the killing of non-Muslims.
Excluding ladies from public life
It’s noteworthy that regardless of the Taliban’s pledge, after its return to energy in August 2021, to indicate higher flexibility on some points, together with ladies’s schooling, it quickly returned to the extremism that characterised its rule between 1996 and 2001.
It steadily excluded ladies from public life and excluded them from jobs, after giving them low wages to induce them to remain at dwelling. And final November, they had been banned from going to parks, gardens, gyms and public swimming swimming pools.
It additionally prohibited them from roaming the streets with out the escort of a male family member or Mahram, beneath penalty of persecution.