People are scared as soon as the Taliban comes to power in Afghanistan, but women are most afraid. This is because fearing the safety of women in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, the country’s only girls boarding school SOLA (School of Leadership Afghanistan) has burnt the records of all its girl students.
In fact, 20 years ago, when the Taliban occupied Afghanistan, it had banned girls from going to school, not only had their school documents burnt.
In such a situation, after two decades, the Taliban has returned to Afghanistan and due to its fear, the documents of school girls are being burnt again.
SOLA founder and Afghan women’s activist Shabana Basij-Rashikh defended her decision on Twitter on Friday, saying it was done to protect her and her families.
Shabana Basij was among thousands of Afghan girls whose documents were burnt by the Taliban two decades ago. Shabana is the founder of Afghanistan’s only girl boarding school.
They have burnt the records of their school girls out of fear of the Taliban. Basij says that he has done this for the safety of his girl students and their families. He has made a tweet regarding this, in which there is also a video of burning documents.
Shabana Basij writes on Twitter, “In March 2002, after the fall of the Taliban, thousands of Afghan girls were invited to attend the placement exam at the nearest public school as the Taliban burned all girl students’ records. I was one of those girls, too. Nearly 20 years later, as the founder of the only girls’ boarding school in Afghanistan, I burned not to erase my students’ records, but to protect them and their families. I have been.”