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Worsening economic insecurity under Taliban rule in Afghanistan: UNDP Report

The latest report from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Afghanistan indicates a worsening economic insecurity under the control of the Taliban regime. Released...

UNICEF will establish thousands of educational classes in Afghanistan

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced that it will soon establish approximately a thousand educational classes in Afghanistan. This initiative, revealed on Wednesday,...

Afghanistan’s Women’s Rights Violations and Humanitarian Crises require decisive actions: Purple Saturdays Movement

The Purple Saturdays Movement is urgently calling upon the United Nations, the international community, and human rights organizations to take immediate and decisive action...

Women and girls in Afghanistan turn to sewing workshops and handicrafts amid restrictions

Due to the Taliban's ban on girls' education and work, more girls are now attending vocational training centers to learn skills like sewing, carpet...

Taliban changes educational curriculum to align with Sharia

The Taliban's Ministry of Education has just made changes to school lessons for grades one to six, bringing them in line with Islamic Sharia...

Selling girls as child brides in Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan raises concerns

Written By: Tabasum Nasiry The increase in forced marriages and underage marriages of girls in Afghanistan has become one of the most serious concerns. The...

Earthquakes impact thousands of children in Herat: UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced that the recent earthquakes in Herat, Afghanistan, have severely affected at least 96,000 children. If they...

CARE announces local girls’ education classes in Afghanistan

Written By: Tabasum Nasiry The CARE organization has announced the establishment of local classes for girls' students throughout Afghanistan, enabling them to complete two grades...

Afghan rights activist highlights Afghan women’s plight under Taliban

Shukria Barakzai, a former member of the Afghan Parliament and former Afghan Ambassador to Norway, says that those who do not speak up against...

Women in Afghanistan and Iran deserve support: Scottish National Party Representative

Written By: Hakim Bigzaad Joanna Cherry, a representative of the Scottish National Party for South West Edinburgh, has stated that women in Afghanistan and Iran...

Canada reconsiders international student admission

The Canadian government, in an unexpected move, has decided to set a limit for the acceptance of international students due to what is referred...

Women’s healthcare access crisis under Taliban-ruled Afghanistan

A non-profit media organization led by women called "PassBlue" has reported on the lack of access for women to healthcare and its impact on...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban intensified suppression of women’s rights in Afghanistan

Human Rights Watch has released a new report stating that the Taliban has intensified and expanded its suppression of human rights, particularly women's rights,...

The US should not normalize the relations with Taliban: Rina Amiri

At a meeting of the Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, Rina Amiri, the U.S. representative for Afghan women's affairs, emphasized that the United States should...

Afghan women defying countless restrictions

Written By: Zahra Rashidi In Afghanistan, women face multiple layers of restrictions, often rooted in undesirable customs and practices driven by low education levels in...

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