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Hundreds of women have been forced out of their jobs in Afghanistan. (file photo)
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Restrictions on Afghan women continue unabated

Hundreds of Afghan women were forced to quit their jobs or have been arrested and denied access to essential services in the last quarter of 2023, a new update from the UN mission there revealed on Monday, as Taliban officials continue undermining their basic human rights.