OIC Condemns Taliban’s Decision to Ban University Education for Women

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Brahim Taha, expressed his concern about the Taliban banning university education for women and strongly condemned this decision.

In a statement posted in the Twitter thread today, December 21, Hissein Brahim Taha stated that this decision through the Taliban Ministry of Higher Education is dismaying for OIC.

Hossein Ibrahim Taha added that he and the special envoy of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation for Afghanistan have repeatedly cautioned the de facto authorities against taking such a decision.

According to him, the last cautionary message was relayed by the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan during his visit to Kabul in mid-November 2022.

Hissein Ibrahim Taha has said that he believes suspending the access of female students to Afghanistan’s universities will seriously damage the credibility of the Taliban administration.

He added, “Although the OIC is still committed to its policy of interaction with the Taliban government, it cannot but condemn this decision.”

Hissein Ibrahim Taha has called on the de facto Taliban authorities to reverse the decision for the sake of maintaining consistency between their promises and actual decisions.

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