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UN warns Taliban don't erase women from public life

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Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera

The United Nations highest-ranking female official says what is happening in Afghanistan is a grave crisis for women's rights and a wake-up call for the international community. The Taliban has barred women from education and much of public life. Those restrictions were top of the agenda for UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, who has just wrapped up a four-day visit to Afghanistan.