Recent abductions show Taliban’s goal of removing women from public sphere

By Paiman Arman,* translated into English by Rustam Seerat

Rustam Seerat
Fourth Wave
Published in
6 min readJan 12, 2024

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Image source: Zan Times

The Taliban have escalated their discriminatory and anti-women policies. Since January 1, they have been arbitrarily detaining and beating any females found in public spaces that they believe are “spreading and encouraging others to wear a…

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Rustam Seerat
Fourth Wave

I scout Afghanistan media for stories about women that deserve wider attention. Whatever I earn on Medium, 50% will be donated to educating children in Afg.