Latest update about women clothing in Afghanistan , New Rules for Women Hijab in Afghanistan by Taliban
The Taliban announced their cover order for women in a ceremony attended by women on Saturday (May 7th).
The Taliban announced at the ceremony that women should cover their bodies and faces in addition to their eyes and use a headscarf that completely covers their faces. A decision that provoked many reactions.
A spokesman for the Ministry of ‘Promoting the Good and Forbidding the Evil of the Taliban’ said today that it is not obligatory to wear the burqa as a hijab, and that the chador and headscarf that women wear in the villages are acceptable and are considered hijab by the ministry.