Taliban control could erase decades of progress for Afghan women Aug. 17, 2021

from Marketplace Morning Report· ·

The Taliban's re-establishment of power in Afghanistan has many people bracing for losses of jobs and rights. Women could be especially vulnerable, according to experts, when it comes to education. The education of girls and women had been forbidden under the watch of the Taliban. In China, regulators are attempting to tighten the grip on the tech sector for the sake of internet competition. David Kelly of J.P. Morgan helps us parse retail numbers, and we also discuss the possibility of mandated vaccine booster shots for all Americans.



The Taliban's re-establishment of power in Afghanistan has many people bracing for losses of jobs and rights. Women could be especially vulnerable, according to experts, when it comes to education. The education of girls and women had been forbidden under the watch of the Taliban. In China, regulators are attempting to tighten the grip on the tech sector for the sake of internet competition. David Kelly of J.P. Morgan helps us parse retail numbers, and we also discuss the possibility of mandated vaccine booster shots for all Americans.