Afghan women protest Taliban dress code – BBC News

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Afghan women have started an online campaign to protest against the Taliban’s strict new dress code for female students.

Using hashtags like [#]DoNotTouchMyClothes and [#]AfghanistanCulture, many are sharing pictures of their colourful traditional dresses.

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