A number of women, in Afghanistan, started the A . programA crackdown on social media to protest the new strict dress code imposed by the Taliban on female students, with traditional black abayas covering their faces and hands, according to the BBC.
the campaign walk to Hashtags like #DoNotTouchMyClothes and #AfghanistanCulture show many women sharing photos in colorful traditional Afghan dresses with hand embroidery and small mirrors placed around their chests. Typical clothing also included the long, pleated skirts rolled up during the Afghan national dance “attan,” and women wore embroidered hats or helmets, depending on where they came from in Afghanistan.
The movement was started by Bahar Jalali, a former professor of history at the American University of Afghanistan, who posted pictures of her on Twitter wearing colorful traditional robes, an example many other women have followed.
A sea Jalali told the BBC he launched the campaign wearing the traditional green dress, and also asked other women to share identical photos, with the aim of “showing the true face of Afghanistan”. Because “one of my biggest concerns is the identity and sovereignty of Afghanistan under attack.”
On the other hand, a group of women dressed in black cloaks gathered In Kabul over the weekend at a pro-Taliban rally, in support of the strict version of Islamic law that requires wearing black clothing to conceal the entire body and face.
“I wanted to inform the world that the fashion seen in the media [referindo-se àqueles que são usados por mulheres no comício pró-talibã] They are not our culture or our identity,” the initiator of the #DoNotTouchMyClothes movement told the BBC.
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