On the occasion of the International Day for the
Elimination of Violence against Wome
Violence against Women in
Violence against all Women in the World!
need to wait for new statistics to come out in order to prove that the hatred
for women and girls and the brutal suppression of women shapes the very heart
of the Islamic Emirate of Taliban. No
need to wait for more dead body of our sisters to be found in order to say that
empowering Taliban by the US imperialists and the reactionary state of Pakistan
is a crime against the women and all the people of Afghanistan.
and the people of the world in the last few months since Taliban are in power
have heard the reports of the brutal murder of the women activists and execution
of women who have been caught in the streets without a mahram (a close male
relative such as husband, father, brother or son) or have been wearing high
hill shoes. There have been numerous reports of kidnapping the child girls for
sex slavery, the murder of the women who have been active in different sphere
of the society, banning the women from work and education and shutting the
girl’s secondary schools, selling of 6 months to 10 years old girls because of
hunger and poverty and so on. This is the situation that the US government and
different internal and regional reactionaries have created for the women of
Afghanistan by facilitating Taliban’s advance to power. There is a reason for
that: these reactionary powers have a common interest in subjugating the women.
right there is no need to prove that the women and young girls are the main
victim of the handing over the power to Taliban by the US imperialists. The
women are the victim of the world capitalist- imperialist system. The system
that for its interests and for ensuring the continuation of their oppressive
and exploitive system have imposed a theocratic and rigorously anti-woman and
anti-people rule of Taliban on Afghanistan. The Women and girls have to
shoulder the main weight of anti-woman nature of this Islamic fundamentalists.
we the women have been the vanguard of the struggle against the Taliban and so
far we have been able to impose the reopening of some of the secondary girl
schools in some cities on Taliban.
women are determined to continue our struggle by relying on the experiences of
the women’s struggle in a world scale and in particular the experience of women
struggle in Iran.
women were the vanguard of the struggle against the Islamic regime of Iran the
first of Taliban like regimes in the Middle East when the regime made the Hijab
compulsory and they instituted the state organised violence against women. The
struggle that continued and has developed generation after generation and has gained
important achievements for the world’s women movement.
We believe that violence against women in
Afghanistan, Iran and other parts of the world is not a subject for only one
day a year. That is a reality of today’s world that 4 billion women are not safe
from violence because violence against women is inseparable from a patriarchy
system that is dominating the world.
We consider ourselves as part of the world’s
movement against violence and degradation of women and for very this reason are
determined to stand against the visible and also invisible violence against
women by Taliban.
We are determined along with the women all over the
world to organise our struggle in a way that helps to fulfil the demand and aspiration
of billions of women that is building and creating a society and a world in
which there is no form of violence and sexual oppression in the mind and
practice of any individual. Building a society and a world in which all women
in a world scale at any age and in any situation whether in bedroom or office,
in the farm or factory, in the school or university, in shopping centre or park,
in the sport centre or conference room, in the real or virtual spaces is not
faced with harassment, rape, murder, humiliation and despise or threatened with
those violence, humiliations or fears.
8 March Women’s Organisation
25th November 2021