Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Pakistani Taliban as a schoolgirl, has urged Afghanistan’s new rulers to let women return to highschool.It has been one month as a result of the hardline Islamist Taliban, which seized power in August, excluded women from returning to secondary school whereas ordering boys once more to class.The Taliban have claimed they’re going to allow women to return as quickly as they’ve ensured security and stricter segregation beneath their interpretation of Islamic laws, nonetheless many are skeptical.

“To the Taliban authorities…reverse the de facto ban on women’ education and re-open women’ secondary colleges immediately,” Ms Yousafzai and various Afghan women’s rights activists talked about in an open letter.

Ms Yousafzai often called on the leaders of Muslim nations to make it clear to the Taliban that “religion would not justify stopping women from going to highschool”.


The Taliban excluded women from returning to secondary school (File image)

“Afghanistan is now the one nation on the earth that forbids women’ education,” talked about the writers, who included the head of the Afghan human rights price beneath the ultimate US-backed authorities Shaharzad Akbar.

The authors often called on G20 world leaders to provide urgent funding for an education plan for Afghan children.

A petition alongside the letter had on Monday obtained larger than 640,000 signatures.

Coaching activist Malala was shot by militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, an offshoot of the Afghan Taliban, in her residence metropolis inside the Swat Valley whereas on a university bus in 2012.

Now 24-years-old, she advocates for ladies’ education, collectively along with her non-profit Malala Fund having invested $2 million in Afghanistan.