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Scholars differ on women’s education rights: Stanikzai

On the second anniversary of the Taliban's return to power, Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai, the deputy foreign minister for political affairs, emphasized that education...

Empowering Afghan girls: Global campaign 2 years after Taliban takeover

On Tuesday, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a UN fund dedicated to enabling continuous learning for children during emergencies and prolonged crises, initiated a campaign...

Afghan Taekwondo athlete wins European championship

Zakia Khudadadi, an accomplished taekwondo athlete from Afghanistan, clinched the gold medal at the European Championship in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Zakia proudly represented her nation...

Resilience in the Face of Darkness: A Tribute to Afghan Women

Written by: Toba Langar August 15, 2021, marks the somber anniversary of Afghanistan's fall to the Taliban, a day forever etched in the nation's memory....

Women in Afghanistan after Republic’s fall: confronting isolation and financial challenges

The resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan following years of conflict has raised many concerns about the well-being of women and girls within the...

Japan’s envoy to Afghanistan holds talks with Taliban on women’s rights

Japan's ambassador to Afghanistan has consistently voiced concerns during discussions with the country's Taliban leaders on the crucial issue of women's rights and the...

Afghan universities await Taliban leader’s approval to readmit women

Afghanistan's universities are ready to readmit female students. However, the ruling Taliban's leader has the ultimate say on when that might happen – if...

HRW condemns 2-year denial of rights for women and girls in Afghanistan

Human Rights Watch (HRW) condemned the imposition of restrictions placed upon women in Afghanistan. In a recent report, Human Rights Watch (HRW) highlighted that Afghan...

Over 80% of female journalists in Afghanistan forced to abandon jobs: RSF report

According to a report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), over 80% of female journalists in Afghanistan have been forced to halt their work since...

Pakistan’s Jammat-e-Islami chief urges Taliban to reopen girls’ schools, universities

Sirajul Haq, Chief of Pakistan's Islamist political party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), has highlighted a concerning disparity in education within the Islamic Emirate. He pointed out...

Significant advancement by Saudi women in education, employment, health: Report

Saudi women have achieved remarkable advancements across various sectors, encompassing employment, education, health, technology, and art, as highlighted by the latest report from the...

Taliban’s repression of women nothing less than “gender apartheid”: Ex-British Prime Minister

The former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said in an article published by the Guardian that the severity of oppression of women and girls...

India’s Anju receives land, job from Pakistani businessman for converting to Islam

A Pakistani Businessman gifted a piece of land to Anju, the Indian woman who travelled to Pakistan to marry a man she met on...

US envoy holds talks in Kazakhstan, supporting women’s rights in Afghanistan

US Special Envoy for Human rights in Afghanistan, Rina Amiri, held discussions with the Ambassador-at-large-special representative of the president on Afghanistan, Talgat Kaliyev, and...

UN responds to a media outlet report on a controversial human rights figure

The UN Exports, on Friday, responded to the 'Afghanistan International' media outlet report on a controversial Human Rights Figure, Madina Mahboobi's participation in a...

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