Afghan women cannot do sports – level 1

16-09-2021 15:00

The Taliban makes a new government in Afghanistan. Only men are in the government now. The Taliban says that men can go to schools and universities. Women cannot.

The Taliban spokesperson says that only men can do sports in Afghanistan. People can watch women do sports on TV or the Internet. It is not good. The Taliban does not allow women´s sports in Afghanistan.

The Afghanistan´s men´s cricket team can go to Australia for Cricket Games in November. The women´s team cannot go.

Australian officials are not happy about it. They say that all people can do sports. It does not matter if they are men or women.

Difficult words: Taliban (a religious group in Afghanistan), government (a group of people who control a country or an area), spokesperson (a person who speaks officially for a company or organization).

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