The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, expressed his concern over the latest decision of Taliban regarding the hijab.
He once again urged the Taliban to keep their promises to Afghan women and girls, and their obligations under international human rights law.
The news comes as the Taliban ministry for propagation of virtue and prevention of vice in its latest decree announced that it is obligatory for adult women to observe Islamic hijab.
The ministry has emphasized that burqa is the ideal form of hijab.
This decision of Taliban have elicited bitter internal and international reactions.
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