Afghan women protest against the Taliban in streets and on social media
April Lanuza

What is life like in Afghanistan for women, one month after the Taliban regained control?

Tens of thousands of people have fled Afghanistan, including women. And many who remain in the country and are against the Taliban, are fearful of what's next.

Some have gone into hiding or are protesting.

The Taliban recently unveiled their new, interim government, which is made up entirely of men.

They've also brought back the "Ministry of Virtue and Vice" to enforce the restrictions, ban women in sports and implement rules for education and clothing. 

All female students, teachers and staff must cover their entire body, including their hands and most of their faces, using an Islamic abaya robe and niqab.

The clothes must be black and classes also have to be segregated by gender.

While the Taliban says they will be more tolerant of women's rights and won't keep them out of education or having jobs, they've asked all women, excluding in the public health sector, to stay home until security improves.

But as the nation faces political, social and economic uncertainty, some women are fighting back by protesting in the streets and on social media.

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