During a press conference in Kabul, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid was asked about what assurances can be given that the rights of women and girls can be protected. Through a translator, Mujahid said women will be afforded all their rights, adding, “We are guaranteeing all their rights within the limits of Islam.”
- Hello, my name is [INAUDIBLE]. I'm with Al Jazeera English. I want to talk to you about women's rights and girls' rights. There's concern about whether women will be allowed to work, that girls will still go to school. What assurances can you give to women and girls that their rights will be protected?
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- Women will be afforded all their rights, whether it is in work or other activities, because women are a key part of society. And we are guaranteeing all the rights within the limits of Islam.