Women, girls and minorities
This seems to be the mantra used by mass media, voicing the US gov side of the Afghan issue.
The Taliban has said their government won't be like a Western democracy but will protect everyone's rights, but critics doubt this given the Taliban's record for ...
Is this because Western govs can't really say they protect rights anymore? and really just have a few things they really hold up (some say unfairly positively prejudice in favor of)? Those three things.