Since the Taliban took over Kabul, women have largely stayed indoors. Those who do brave the outside world tend to be dressed more conservatively than before, their faces often covered.
One shopkeeper said his customers — largely men — are frightened and are buying burqas, which cover the body from head to toe, for their wives, daughters and other women in their lives. They feel that from now on, wearing a burqa may be the only way for them to stay safe on the streets.
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