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Afghan woman killed in Tehran with multiple stab wounds

Iranian media reported that the body of a woman discovered two days ago in a house in Tehran is that of an Afghan migrant....

Nobel Peace Prize winner urges UN to revise composition and agenda of 3rd Doha meeting

Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has strongly criticized the exclusion of Afghan women from the upcoming Doha talks, calling on the United Nations...

China calls for improved education for girls in Afghanistan

China's Special Representative for Afghanistan has called on the Taliban to uphold their commitments regarding girls' education and improve access to schooling in Afghanistan. Yu...

US State Dept confirms representatives’ participation in Doha meeting

The U.S. State Department has announced that Thomas West and Rina Amiri, Washington's special representatives for Afghanistan, will participate in the upcoming third Doha...

WFP distributes food aid to over 700,000 children in Afghanistan

According to a recent video posted on their social media platform X, the World Food Programme distributes food aid daily to more than 700,000...

Vienna Conference calls for responsible UN action on Afghanistan

Participants of the fourth Vienna conference criticized the announcement made today, June 26th, regarding the upcoming Doha conference and urged the United Nations to...

UN describes women’s role in global decision-making as “limited”

The United Nations Women's Division released a report stating that women's participation in global decision-making remains scarce, with only 26 countries worldwide led by...

UN investigates reports of sexual assault in Taliban prisons

The Spectator magazine reported that the United Nations is investigating reports of sexual assault, gang rape, and sexual slavery of women in Afghanistan prisons. Previously,...

UN spokesperson says women’s rights will be highlighted at Doha meeting

A UN spokesperson said on Sunday that the aim of the Doha meetings is to "encourage the Taliban to engage with the world in...

Third Doha meeting to be led by UN Deputy Chief Rosemary DiCarlo

The third Doha meeting, unlike the first and second meetings, which were held under the supervision of António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United...

UN envoy: No recognition of Taliban until women’s rights and constitution issues are addressed

Roza Otunbayeva, the UN's special envoy for Afghanistan, expressed deep concerns about the restrictions on Afghan women and girls, emphasizing their severe impact on...

Human Rights Watch calls exclusion of Afghan women from Doha talks “Shocking”

The executive director of Human Rights Watch described the exclusion of women's rights and the absence of women from the Doha talks as "shocking."...

UNICEF: Nearly 900,000 children in Afghanistan suffer from fatal malnutrition

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned about the impact of climate change on children's food security in Afghanistan. UNICEF estimates that currently, over...

Pakistan envoy urges Taliban to resume education for women and girls in Afghanistan immediately

The Pakistani representative said at the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday that the continued suspension of women's and girls' education in Afghanistan...

China urges Taliban to respect basic rights of Afghans, including women and ethnic groups

Representative of China expressed hope at the UN Human Rights Council session that the Taliban would respect the fundamental rights of Afghans, including women,...

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