May 28, 2023

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Emirates News Agency – The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Afghan women and girls tabled by the United Arab Emirates and Japan.

NEW YORK, 28th April, 2020 (WAM) — The Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution prepared by the United Arab Emirates and Japan, as co-pencil holders of the Afghanistan file, condemning the Taliban’s decision to ban Afghan women from working. United Nations in Afghanistan.

More than 90 member states of the United Nations participated in supporting and sponsoring the resolution, and for the first time more than 28 countries from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation participated in supporting the Security Council resolution.

His Excellency Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusayebe, Assistant Minister for International Cooperation for Foreign Affairs and Political Affairs and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, said: “The adoption of this resolution by the Security Council is a clear message of condemnation and a clarion call. Not only must the recent ban on women’s work be urgently withdrawn, but another Restricting the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan.

“We must all know that stability, economic recovery and political reconciliation in Afghanistan are not possible without the involvement of Afghan women and girls,” he added.

The resolution calls for the full, equal, meaningful and safe participation of women and girls in Afghanistan, emphasizes the urgency of continuing to address the deteriorating economic and humanitarian situation in the country, and recognizes the need to use the assets of the Central Bank of Afghanistan. For the benefit of the Afghan people in Afghanistan.

The resolution reaffirms the important and indispensable role women play in Afghan society, and expresses deep concern over the decline in respect for women’s human rights and fundamental freedoms in Afghanistan.

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Asim al-Qauli