Afghanistan: 3 foreign NGOs stop work after Taliban women ban
27 December 2022 | 4:09 pm
Save the Children, the Norwegian Refugee Council and CARE said they could not resume their work without women staff. The Taliban had ordered all nongovernmental organizations to suspend their female employees.
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