Taliban orders immediate closure of all beauty salons in Afghanistan

Latest curb on rights of Afghan women, who are already barred from education

Ban justified due forbidden by Islam and economic hardships during weddings.

Prohibited services include eyebrow shaping, using others' hair, and applying makeup

Grooms' families traditionally responsible for covering pre-wedding salon visits for brides

Announcement leads to rare public protest in Kabul, dispersed with force by security personnel.

beauticians and makeup artists gathered in Kabul, the capital.

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