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Women Employees in Four Kabul Hospitals Go on Strike

Bayan News – On Saturday (June 29), women employees at four hospitals in Kabul city went on strike over the reduction of their salaries by the Taliban.

These women are employees of the Mother-Child Health Hospital, the Stomatology Hospital, the Sheikh Zayed Hospital, and the Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital.

According to videos circulated on social media, the women in medical attire are seen gathering in protest in front of these hospitals.

Some of these women, in messages, have called the Taliban’s decision to reduce female employees’ salaries “unjust” and said that the 5,000 Afghan Afghani salary set is not even enough for basic living expenses.

The Taliban have recently reduced the salaries of all female government employees to 5,000 Afghan Afghani.

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