I fear for my Afghan sisters, says Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai
Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has expressed worry for girls and ladies in Afghanistan because the Taliban has yet again taken manage of the conflict-torn united states after twenty years of US navy operations.
"The Taliban - who till dropping electricity twenty years in the past barred almost all ladies and girls from attending faculty and doled out harsh punishment to individuals who defied them - are returned in manage. Like many girls, I worry for my Afghan sisters," Malala wrote in an op-ed posted in New York Times on August 17.
"I can not assist however think about my very own childhood. When the Taliban took over my homeland in Pakistan’s Swat Valley in 2007 and soon thereafter banned ladies from getting an training, I concealed my books below my lengthy, hefty scarf and walked to highschool in worry. Five years later, after I turned into 15, the Taliban attempted to kill me for speakme out approximately my proper to head to highschool,'' she wrote withinside the NYT op-ed.
Malala Yousafzai added, "In the ultimate decades, hundreds of thousands of Afghan girls and ladies obtained an training. Now the destiny they had been promised is dangerously near slipping away."
“We may have time to discuss what went incorrect withinside the conflict in Afghanistan, however on this vital moment, we should pay attention to the voices of Afghan girls and ladies. They are soliciting for protection, for training, for the liberty and the destiny they had been promised. We can not keep to fail them. We haven't any time to spare," Malala additionally said.
Interestingly, hanging a conciliatory tone this time, the Taliban has vowed to "admire girls`s rights" withinside the united states.
Raising skepticism of the Taliban’s vow, Yousafzai wrote in New York Times, "Taliban`s records of violently suppressing girls`s rights, Afghan girls`s fears are real. Already, we're listening to reviews of girl college students being became farfar from their universities, girl employees from their offices."
Yousafzai, lengthy an propose for ladies` training, survived a Pakistani Taliban assassination try while she turned into simply 15 years antique once they shot her withinside the head.
Since then, the Oxford graduate has emerge as a international determine selling training for ladies. The terror institution took manage over Afghanistan on Sunday after getting into the presidential palace in Kabul.