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Taliban Restrictions on Afghan Women Condemned as ‘Crime Against Humanity’: Rights Groups

The Taliban's severe restrictions on women and their rights should be investigated as possible crimes against human rights, two top rights groups said on...

Afghan Women Being Repressed Under the Ruling Regime: AI

Amnesty International in its latest report has highlighted that the mistreatment of Afghan women by the Taliban can be considered a "gender apartheid and...

Taliban Repression of Afghan Women Is Form of Apartheid, Says Nelson Mandela’s Widow

The repression of Afghan women by the Taliban is a form of apartheid, and the world must fight it with the same tenacity it...

G7 Condemns Violation of Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

In a statement, the Group of Seven (G7) leaders denounced human rights abuses, particularly the recent restrictions on Afghan women's work and education. The G7...

2 Afghan Girls Among 30 Under 30 Influential Figures of Forbes

Two Afghan girls Sarah Wahidi and Summia Tora are among the 30 under 30 young influential figures listed in Forbes 2023 for their innovative...

Turkmen Female Doctors Provide Medical Aid for Afghan Women

Turkmenistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it has sent three female physicians to provide medical aid to Afghan women in western Herat...

UN Gives up on Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

International media has reported the United Nations agencies including UNICEF, World Health Organization and WFP have failed to protect the rights of their female...

UNICEF to Launch Community-Based Education Classes for Female Students in Bamyan

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will conduct community-based education classes for female students in Afghanistan’s central Bamyan province, the organization said on Tuesday. UNICEF...

Women, Girls Deserve to Live a Life of Dignity and Respect, Says UN Chief

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that women and girls anywhere deserve to live a dignified and respectful life. The UN Chief on...

UN Violates Gender Equality by Adopting Taliban Policies: Freedom Now

Freedom Now, a Washington-based human rights organization said, that concerns are growing about the United Nations’ policy to engage with the Taliban-run administration despite...

Muslim World Condemns Taliban’s Restrictions On Women’s Education, Says Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said at an event that the Muslim world condemned the Taliban's restriction on women's education in Afghanistan. "When the...

Female UN Employees In Afghanistan Are Being Harassed, Detained: Report

The U.N. has accused the de facto authorities of detaining, harassing, and imposing "severe" restrictions on the movements of its female employees working with...

US Criticizes UN’s Decision Operating in Afghanistan Without Female Staff

After a month-long assessment, the United Nations has announced that it will continue its operation in Afghanistan without the presence of female staff, prompting...

Afghanistan Witnesses Surge in Suicide Cases in Past Year

In the past year, at least 347 people have made suicide attempts in nine different provinces of Afghanistan. At least 60 of the people who...

Afghan Female Staff to Continue Working From Home: Says UN

The United Nations on Friday said it will continue to keep Afghan female employees working from home after the Taliban enforced the ban on...

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