WASHINGTON (AP) — For an unemployed worker at a Kabul, Abad-based aid group who helps battered Afghan women, she returns fearful and often tearful calls not only from her clients but also from her female colleagues.
a December 24 order The Taliban’s ban on aid groups from hiring women is crippling deliveries that help keep millions of Afghans alive, and threatening humanitarian services across the country. As another consequence of the ban, thousands of women who work for such organizations across the war-torn country face the loss of much-needed income to feed their families.
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