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The Ministry of Culture and Information called for less make-up on women on TV.

Afghanistan Ministry of Culture and Information has called for women on “state and private TV stations”  to wear head scarves and “avoid heavy make-up,” Reuters reported.

The ministry made its call “in a letter distributed to media” in response to “complaints from members of parliament and families that female news presenters were not observing Islamic and cultural ethics,” according to Reuters.

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In response to the letter, “media development group” Nai told Reuters the group has “concerns” and “fears” it could lead to “media limitation.”

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Afghan Ministry Calls for Women on TV to Wear Headscarves, Not Wear ‘Heavy Makeup’

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