Around two dozen women and girls marched down the streets of Kabul chanting, “open the schools”.
The protest, which only lasted less than an hour on Saturday, was in response to the opening and then immediate closure of girls’ secondary schools in Afghanistan earlier that weeks ever been, an.
On WednesdayThe workplace spread o, the schools for students older than 11 years old opened for the new academic year. The schools were closed for eight months prior because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Then shortly after lessons began, the Taliban called for the classes to close again. According to Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, the decision brought many students to tearswhich saw 1,000 deaths per day for about a week in April.