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Day Counter of Women in January 2022

January 1
Murder of 45 journalists in 2021; Afghanistan is at the top.
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) says at least 45 journalists and media employees have been killed in 2021 and other 365 are still in prison. Afghanistan tops the list of countries with the highest number of journalists killed with 9 deaths.

January 1
The Canadian Ministry of Immigration has announced that it is sheltering Afghan women judges and their families who have been living in uncertainty in other countries, including Greece, since their evacuation from Afghanistan.

January 2
The Ministry of Promoting Virtue and Prohibiting indency of the Taliban has announced that it has set up checkpoints in Kabul to promote the hijab and Mahram for women, Mahram is husband or a man with whom marriage is prohibited, to prevent music from being played by drivers and to direct people to mosques during prayers.

January 4
Thirteen people, including three women and three children, were injured in a traffic accident in Herat.

Health officials in Herat province reported that 13 people, including three women and three children, were injured in a traffic accident on the Herat-Turghundi highway.

January 5

The Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) reported that the Office of the Deputy Secretary-General met with a number of Afghan women protesters and said that the Taliban have a responsibility to ensure that human rights are guaranteed equally in Afghanistan.

January 5
The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) told a conference that the Taliban’s ban on women being employed would further exacerbate Afghanistan’s economic crisis and spread poverty.

January 5
A group of women protesters in Parwan province at a protest rally stated that women and girls have fallen victim to recent developments in the country. They called on the international community not to recognize the group until the Taliban recognized women’s rights.

January 7
A 17-year-old girl committed suicide in Mali Khel area of ​​Ahmadabad district of Paktia province for unknown reasons. She was shot and died in hospital.

January 7
A group of protesting women in Kabul launched a protest movement calling for a rule of law, democratic, just and inclusive government. They wrote their slogans in the palm of their hands to protest the ban on girls’ education.

January 7
Four women and two children drowned in a car accident in the Helmand river. The occupants of the car, including four women, two men and two children, were residents of Suhur village in Patoi Daikundi district.

January 8
A number of protesting women in Kabul, wearing menswear at a protest rally, warned that if the Taliban’s “anti-feminist and inhumane” laws against women were not repealed, they would enter society to escape starvation and poverty in menswear.

January 9
The Women’s Movement for Justice and Freedom called for a fair distribution of humanitarian aid to the needy during a press conference. They stressed that humanitarian aid from the Taliban was being distributed unfairly on the basis of ethnic, religious, regional and political affiliations.

January 9
The cold in Bamyan killed a 25-year-old blind girl. This girl’s name was Zahra and she had gone to Bamyan with her blind father and brother to go through the process of documenting the martyrs and the disabled. When she returned to the village of Waras, she was injured by a severe cold and storm and then died at home.

January 10
A number of women in Kabul protested the arrest of Kabul University professor Faizullah Jalal and demanded his release from the Taliban. They chanted at a protest rally that “glory is the voice of the nation and speaking is not a crime.” The protesters also said that Mr. Jalal was not guilty.

January 11
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has consulted with Thomas West, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan, on providing education for girls.

January 12
The Taliban have arrested a woman in Herat on charges of running away from home and having an illicit affair.

January 12
Protest of female employees in government offices: “Our destiny is in darkness and a world of ambiguity.”

January 13
Night vigil, protesting women in Kabul; We record the dark nights of the Talibani to the history.
The spontaneous movement of defiant women in Afghanistan held a candlelight vigil and sang epic songs in a protest against the Taliban.

Jan 13
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reacted to the Taliban restrictions on women.
The organization said the fundamental rights of Afghan women and girls have been attacked and they now need support more than ever.

Jan 13
Protesting women in Kabul demanded the release of Alia Azizi, a female police officer from a Taliban prison.

Jan 13
With the spread of women’s protests in Afghanistan, the Movement for Change, consisting of women protesting against the Taliban, announced its existence in Kabul. The movement stated that it wants to change the current situation and ensure freedom for the Afghan people.

Jan 13
Taliban forces shot and killed Zainab Abdullahi at a checkpoint in the Dasht-e-Barchi area of ​​Kabul.

Jan 15
The governor of the Taliban in Ghazni called on the local media in the province to encourage women to stay home in their programs and roundtables, as living in a European-style way is unfavorable for Afghan women.

Jan 15
Taliban forces prevented women from protesting in Kabul. The protesters wanted to sue the family of Zainab Abdullahi, a young girl who was killed by the Taliban on January 13 in western Kabul.

Jan 16
Zabihullah Mujahid, deputy minister of publications for the Ministry of Information and Culture and a spokesman for the Taliban, announced that girls’ schools would open in 1401 from the beginning of the new year.

Jan 16
The Taliban fired tear gas at women protesting in the streets in protest of the killing of Zainab Abdullahi and the unknown fate of Herat Women’s Prison director Alia Azizi.

Jan 16
Women’s opposition to the burqa; Protesters threw a burqa and set it on fire during a street protest.

Jan 17
Dr. Latifa Nouri, who was injured in an explosion in Kabul and lost her legs, died at the emergency hospital.

Jan 17
A number of women members of the Afghan Women’s Unity and Solidarity Team in Parwan province have protested against the killing of Zainab Abdullahi in western Kabul and the release of Alia Azizi in Herat, stressing that they do not want to live in Taliban captivity.

Jan 17
Amnesty International has emphasized that the international community has made a number of commitments to continue to protect the rights of women in Afghanistan, and that it is time to live up to those commitments.

Jan 18
The Taliban’s interior affairs ministry paid 600,000 afghanis to the family of Zainab Abdullah, who was killed at a Taliban checkpoint on January 13.

Jan 19
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called on countries around the world to use their influence on the Taliban to encourage the group to respect human rights and the rights of women and children.

Jan 19
Tamana Zaryab Paryani, a street protester with her three sisters and Parwana Ibrahim Khel, was arrested by Taliban intelligence.

Jan 20
A day after a number of women protesters were detained in Kabul following their protest against the “compulsory hijab,” Mohammad Khalid Hanafi, the acting head of the Taliban’s Ministry of Promoting Virtue and Prohibiting indency, said that anything could be done, but it could not be done to pass even a Shari’a ruling.

Jan 21
Amnesty International has called on the Taliban to investigate the abduction of Alia Azizi, the former director of the women’s ward at Herat Prison, as soon as possible, and to release her immediately and unconditionally if she is arrested.

Jan 22
The Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Kabul (UNAMA) has expressed concern about the disappearance of Tamana Zaryab Paryani and Parwana Ibrahimkhel, women protesters in Kabul who were detained by the Taliban.

Jan 23
A group of women protesters in Bamyan province staged a protest rally demanding the release of Tamana Zaryab Paryani and Parwana Ibrahimkhel, women protesters in Kabul, and Alia Azizi, the former director of the women’s section of Herat Prison, from the Taliban.

Jan 23
As the Taliban detained two women protesters in Kabul, the group’s spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, told Agence France-Presse(AFP) that the Taliban had the right to detain and imprison “dissidents or those who violate the law.”

Jan 23
Coinciding with a meeting of a Taliban delegation with representatives of Afghan civil society in Oslo, the Norwegian capital, a group of women protesters in Kabul called on the participants and the international community to work for an inclusive government governed by the Afghan people votes.

Jan 23
The Afghanistan Transformation Wave Party, led by Fawzia Kofi, a former member of the Afghan House of Representatives, called on the international community to pave the way for a constructive and meaningful political dialogue to resolve the Afghan crisis.

Jan 24
A one-day meeting of the Taliban delegation with representatives of women protesters and Afghan human rights activists was held in Oslo, the capital of Norway. At the meeting, Hada Khamoush, the representative of the women protesters, in her speech called for the release of the women protesters from the Taliban prison and stressed that Afghan women want equal rights.

Jan 24
On World Education Day, Amnesty International called on the Taliban to open the gates of schools to female students.

Jan 24
Women in Daykundi protested the “unfair” distribution of humanitarian aid by the Taliban in the province.

Jan 24
Debra Lines, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, called on the Taliban leadership to investigate the disappearance of Tamana Zaryab Paryani and Parwana Ibrahimkhel, women protesters detained in Kabul by the Taliban.

Jan 24
Taliban seize three female passport applicants in Ghazni for several hours due to lack of “Mahram”(male escort).

Detention of 40 people at Balkh airport; Taliban forces say they have arrested 40 people trying to leave the country illegally. The female judges were also among the 40 who wanted to leave the country with invitations and official documents.

Jan 25
Amnesty International:
The Taliban should release Tamana Zaryab Paryani and Parwana Ibrahimkhel immediately.

Jan 28
Amnesty International: Women and girls’ access to education and employment is at risk in Afghanistan.

Jan 29
Reina Amiri, the US State Department’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan, called on the Taliban to allow journalists and the media to operate freely and without fear.

Jan 29
Ski competitions were held in Bamyan this year without the presence of girls.

Jan 29
A pregnant New Zealand journalist reported that she sought asylum from the Taliban after she could not return to her country due to Coronary quarantine, and the Taliban sheltered her in Afghanistan.

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