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Women can't be ministers, they should give birth: Taliban spokesperson

"A woman can't be a minister, it is like you put something on her neck that she can't carry," the Taliban spokesperson said

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Taliban spokesperson Sayed Zekrullah Hashimi told TOLO News that he did not think women could be ministers. 

"A woman can't be a minister, it is like you put something on her neck that she can't carry. It is not necessary for women to be in the cabinet - they should give birth. 

Women protesters can't represent all women in Afghanistan," he said.

Hashimi added: "We do not consider them half. What kind of half? “  

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First Published: Sep 10 2021 | 10:36 PM IST

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