Concerns are rising for women in Afghanistan as Taliban issued an order to revise and cancel the former judiciary divorce proceedings by bringing them to the conformity of the Taliban Judiciary. This implicates that there an eminent threat for women to be forced to return to their ex-husbands.
Remarried women especially, fear being arrested for infidelity as the previous divorce proceedings are not aligned with the Taliban's interpretation of Islamic law.
In solidarity, we must support Afghan women demanding that their rights are duly respected and fully protected.
(Image: The Washington Institute)