Wearing the burqa ‘is the least of our problems,’ say Afghan women


By AGENCY
  • Family
  • Monday, 23 Aug 2021

Afghan women in burqas and children walk on a street in Kabul, Afghanistan,Photo: AP Photo/Rahmat Gul

Since taking control of Afghanistan, the Taliban have promised they will respect women's rights. But many activists don't believe a word they say and are bracing for the worst.

But one thing is certain: Having to wear a burqa will be the least of Afghan women's concerns.Marina Haidari's childhood memories are catching up with her. One of them dates back to 1997, when the Taliban was ruling Afghanistan for the first time.

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