"Soooo Hooters got new panties. I mean shorts," wrote one TikTok user. "Love my job but don't love wearing undies to work," wrote another.
The new ministry will enforce the Taliban's interpretation of Sharia law, which includes a strict dress code, flogging, and public executions.
Two journalists working for Afghanistan's Etilaatroz newspaper said they were covering protests in Kabul when the Taliban detained and beat them.
The images are among the first to surface since college courses resumed after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Big players in the business world are calling out Texas' "regressive" new law, including Lyft, which called it "an attack on women's right to choose."
After taking over Afghanistan, the Taliban freed thousands of prisoners - including ISIS-K and al-Qaeda militants.
"I am shocked that I now live in a state where women's reproductive laws are more regressive than most of the world," Match Group CEO Shar Dubey said.
TOLO News' Beheshta Arghand, 24, left Afghanistan after making history as the first female presenter to interview a Taliban leader.
Despite the Taliban's reassurances, many fear the move could mean a return to the harsh restrictions women previously faced under Taliban rule.
The senators urged the Biden administration to help Afghan women leaders who "might fall through the cracks of the US government's response."
An AFP photographer captured an armed Taliban fighter walking past defaced, spray-painted images of women outside a beauty salon on Wednesday.
"I am still astonished that people are afraid of Taliban," Mawlawi Abdulhaq Hemad told TOLO News host Beheshta Arghand on Tuesday.
A female university student in Kabul wrote in The Guardian of her deep fear of the future now that the Taliban have taken control of Afghanistan.
The Taliban's brutal and ultra-conservative history means that many Afghan women are skeptical of recent assurances that the group has changed.
Yousafzai said she was "deeply worried about women, minorities, and human rights advocates," and asked for urgent humanitarian aid for Afghanistan.
The Taliban on Sunday seized Kabul and cemented its control of Afghanistan, where it strictly policed and punished women during its last rule.
Now that the Taliban controls the majority of Afghanistan, women and girls are once again fear for their future under Islamist fundamentalist rule.