International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Analysis Study Research Paper | Political Science | Afghanistan | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023


Violation of Women's Rights in Afghanistan under the Taliban Rule

Nasratullah Akbari [3]


Abstract: This research is going to investigate the violation of women's rights in Afghanistan under Taliban rule. The issue is crucial because lots of articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Convention of Human Rights, and the Cairo Declaration of Human Rights in Islam regarding women's rights are violated by the Taliban. Articles 1 & 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Moshinsky, 1959) , articles 2 & 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights (Hopkins, 1966) , and article 1 of the Cairo Declaration of Human Rights in Islam (Boersema, 2011) have emphasized on the equal rights, and prohibition of any types of discrimination between men and women while Afghan women under the control of the Taliban are just used for sexual desire, and have no rights. Even they are discriminated with men. So, doing such research clarifies all of the dimensions of the issue, and draws the attention of the international community, human rights organizations, and human rights activists to support human rights, especially women's rights in Afghanistan is not free of value. For doing this research, the researcher has tried to collect secondary data from books, national and international online journals, and websites.


Keywords: Human Rights, Taliban, Islamic Emirate, Women, Afghanistan


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 1226 - 1229


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