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The G7 has called on the Taliban to lift its “reckless and dangerous” ban on female aides, and the United Nations has already suspended several “time-sensitive” programs in Afghanistan.
The foreign ministers of the group, which includes the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan, along with the foreign ministers of Australia, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland and the Netherlands, said in a joint statement, “The Taliban’s ruthless and dangerous regime is committed to making survival humanitarian.” We are endangering millions of Afghans who are dependent on aid.”
“We urge the Taliban to reverse this decision as soon as possible,” they said.
After the UN aid chief Martin Griffiths, heads of UN agencies and several aid groups said in a joint statement Wednesday that the program was temporarily suspended due to a shortage of female staff. is. The UN also warned that many other activities and programs in the country could be affected by the Taliban’s ban on women workers. “The involvement of female staff in the delivery of relief supplies is non-negotiable and must continue,” Griffiths said.