Afghan Women Just as if ‘In Prison’: Country’s First Female Mayor as Withdrawal Anniversary Approaches

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
August 16, 2022Afghanistanshare

The anniversary of the deadly and chaotic withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan is approaching. Azra Jafari offers first-hand experience of the oppression many people continue to face under the Taliban. Jafari is a human rights advocate and the first female mayor in Afghanistan. She likens the treatment of women under Taliban rule to being in prison.

ntd newsletter icon
Sign up for NTD Daily
What you need to know, summarized in one email.
Stay informed with accurate news you can trust.
By registering for the newsletter, you agree to the Privacy Policy.