On the age of simply 26, Zarifa Ghafari grew to become the primary feminine mayor of the Afghan province of Maidan Wardak. She fled Afghanistan after the Taliban took energy earlier this month. Now in security in Germany, she explains that she left her nation with a purpose to keep away from endangering her household. “I’ve at all times been on the high of the Taliban’s blacklist,” says Ghafari, whose father was assassinated final 12 months. She tells FRANCE 24 how she plans to proceed her struggle for girls’s rights in Afghanistan. The younger girl additionally requires stress on the Taliban leaders to barter.