Taliban official: Women banned from Afghanistan’s gyms


              A Taliban fighter stands guard in an amusement park, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The Taliban have banned women from using gyms and parks in Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10. The rule, which comes into force this week, is the group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms.(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
            
              FILE, Faima, 17, left, an Afghan girl practices her defense stance in the gym at Ghazi Stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007. The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)
            
              A Taliban fighter stands guard in an amusement park, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The Taliban have banned women from using gyms and parks in Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10. The rule, which comes into force this week, is the group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms. AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
            
              An empty amusement park is seen in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The Taliban have banned women from using gyms and parks in Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10. The rule, which comes into force this week, is the group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
            
              A Taliban fighter stands guard in an amusement park, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022.  The Taliban have banned women from using gyms and parks in Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10. The rule, which comes into force this week, is the group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms.  (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
            
              Afghan men spend their time in a park, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. The Taliban have banned women from using gyms and parks in Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10. The rule, which comes into force this week, is the group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
            
              FILE, A mirror reflection of Afghan girls doing their warm ups during their boxing training in the gym at Ghazi stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007. The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)
            
              FILE, Female Afghan Taekwondo  team members practice during a training session in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 1, 2021. The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
            
              Afghan women stand outside an amusement park, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022.  The Taliban have banned women from using gyms and parks in Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 10. The rule, which comes into force this week, is the group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms.(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
            
              FILE, Hameeda, 18, left, and Sadaf, 14, Afghan girls who are training to be boxers, work at their gym in Ghazi Stadium Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007. The Taliban are banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official in Kabul said Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)
Taliban official: Women banned from Afghanistan’s gyms