Ban on Girls Education in Afghanistan After the Re-emergence of the Taliban in 2021 Challenges and Way Forward

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Dr. Shahzadi Seema
Brigadier Dr. Muhammad Naeem Akbar Qazi
Dr. Madeeha Neelam


The primary objective of this research paper is to present an in-depth analysis of the obstacles confronted in the field of girls' education in Afghanistan subsequent to the return of the Taliban in 2021. The resurgence of the Taliban has presented considerable challenges in terms of educational possibilities, particularly for girls. As a result, it is imperative to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the multifaceted elements that impact their access to school within this dynamic socio-political context. The introduction provides an overview of the historical development of girls' education in Afghanistan, highlighting the significant advancements made in recent times. It also introduces the main emphasis of the research, which centers on the issues arising from the resurgence of the Taliban. The methodology section provides a comprehensive overview of the research technique, with a focus on maintaining transparency in relation to the criteria used for selecting participants and the ethical issues taken into account. In summary, this scholarly paper amalgamates significant discoveries, highlighting the necessity of cooperative endeavors on local, national, and global scales. The statement emphasizes the pressing necessity for nuanced and contextually tailored policies to address the stated concerns. It also affirms the significance of education as an essential entitlement that should be protected, regardless of changing geopolitical circumstances. This study aims to serve as a fundamental basis for well-informed policy development and advocacy efforts, so making a valuable contribution to the continuing dialogue around the advancement of inclusive and accessible education for all individuals in Afghanistan.

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Dr. Shahzadi Seema, Brigadier Dr. Muhammad Naeem Akbar Qazi, & Dr. Madeeha Neelam. (2023). Ban on Girls Education in Afghanistan After the Re-emergence of the Taliban in 2021 Challenges and Way Forward. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN AND SOCIETY, 3(4), 50-57. Retrieved from