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Woman Under Taliban Rule

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on 13 December 2013

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Transcript of Woman Under Taliban Rule

Thesis
Afghan woman under Taliban rule is a violation of human rights because it violates number two, twenty-three, and twenty-six of the Declaration of Universal Human Rights
Violation of Law Number Two
The second right of the
Declaration of Universal Human Rights
states that Everyone can claim the following rights, despite being a different sex.
the Taliban violated the law by "[stripping women] of all human rights" including "their work, visibility, opportunity for education, voice, healthcare, and mobility"(The Taliban and Afghan Women).
some extra info
The Taliban are a extremist group who took control of Afghanistan on September 27, 1996.
The Taliban took over Kabul, the capitol of Afghanistan and this plunged Afghanistan into a brutal state.
The Taliban violated many Human rights.

Violation of law number 23
law 23 of the Declaration of Universal Human Rights states that all woman have the right to work and support their families, if a man and a woman are doing the same work, they should get the same pay.
The Taliban broke this law because the "Afghan woman living under the Taliban virtually had the world of work closed to them." They were forced to quit their jobs as "teachers,doctors,nurses, and clerical workers"(U.S. department of state 3).
Violation of Law Number 26
Law 26 of the Declaration of Universal Human Rights states that you have the right to go to school and everyone should go to school.
"In 1996 when the Taliban took power, they imposed strict rules that prohibited girls and women from going to school. They also kicked woman out of universities" (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan).
Work Cited
"The Taliban's War Against Women." U.S.
Department of State. U.S. Department of State, 17 Nov. 2001. Web. 09 Dec. 2013.
Ermacora,, Felix. "The Taliban's War Against
Women." U.S. Department of State. U.S. Department of State, 23 Aug. 2000. Web. 09 Dec. 2013.
Hanford, Cindy. "Women's Lives Under the
Taliban: A Background Report." Women's Lives Under the Taliban: A Background Report. National Organization For Women, Nov. 2001. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.
"Campaign for Afghan Women & Girls - Taliban & Women - Feminist Majority
Foundation." Campaign for Afghan Women & Girls - Taliban & Women - Feminist Majority Foundation. Feminist Majority Foundation, June 2001. Web. 10 Dec. 2013

Afghan Woman Under Taliban Rule
BY: Mark Doroshuk and Ruslana Stepanyuk
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