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The Taliban’s rule, established in August 2021, resulted in the exclusion of women from various aspects of public life, including education beyond the sixth grade and the closure of beauty salons. A May 2022 decree mandated women to wear a full-body burqa, with severe consequences for those who defy this directive.

Zohra Aslam explained that the first part of this new program has already started in Haripur. Initially, 275 women who are part of the Benazir Income Support Programme will receive thorough training.

Pakistan has declared the extension of legal residence status for approximately 1.4 million Afghan refugees until the end of the year. However, the country maintained its stance against halting deportations of undocumented Afghans and other foreign nationals.