“Without our female staff, the humanitarian community cannot effectively reach women and girls. With more than 28 million people in desperate need of aid to survive, this act will cut off people’s lifelines.
“We call on the De Facto Authorities to lift the ban and allow all female aid workers in Afghanistan to return to work immediately. With Afghanistan facing record levels of hunger the cost of this ban will be measured by lives lost.”
Signed by Save the Children, Action Against Hunger, Danish Refugee Council, INTERSOS, Norwegian Refugee Council and World Vision.
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