#DoNotTouchMyClothes: Afghan women’s online campaign against Taliban dress code
Afghan women have started an online campaign to protest the Taliban's strict dress code for female students, reports BBC.
Using hashtags like #DoNotTouchMyClothes and #AfghanistanCulture, many are sharing pictures of their colourful traditional dresses on social media.
"Taliban/Pakistan culture is profoundly different from Afghan culture. We are a country of colors, embellishments, adornments, patterns. We will not sit idle as our identity comes under assault & an attempt is made to erase us as a nation," tweeted Dr Bahar Jalali, who started the campaign.
"We can find strength and solidarity even as we struggle with the forces of darkness," the former history professor at the American University in Afghanistan wrote in another tweet.
"Fight back with your dresses, art, poetry, writings, music. Foreigners can't touch our history & culture," she wrote.