Friday, February 23, 2024

CATEGORY

Women & Girls

Hard-Line Policies Implemented; 27 Men and Women Publicly Lashed in Northern Afghanistan

Local authorities in the Parwan province of northern Afghanistan reportedly said that 27 people—men and women—were publicly lashed on Thursday for crimes such as...

US Envoy Says Women’s Rights Are Key to the Stability of Afghanistan

US envoy to Afghanistan, Thomas West stated to a delegation of the senior Afghan interim government officials in a meeting in the UAE that...

4 Women and 2 Men Arrested on Charges of Running Away from Home

Four women and two men, according to local security officials in the Herat province of northwest Afghanistan, were arrested in two different cases on...

Afghan foreign ministry says democratic countries have more rate of violence against women

The Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in reaction to the UNAMA's remarks has said that the countries with a democratic governance system have more...

Current Leadership Committed to Uphold Women Right: Taliban

Kabul, Afghanistan – Speaking on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Taliban said women's rights are respected in Afghanistan...

Taliban’s ‘Injustice’; Women Lawyers and Judges Forced to Beg for Food

Rina Amiri, the US Special Envoy for Afghan Women, Girls, and Human Rights in Afghanistan, voiced concern about the “injustice” of the Taliban, claiming...

UN emphasizes on women’s access to education and public life in Afghanistan

The United Nations office in Afghanistan has reacted to the Taliban's recent announcement on barring women from visiting public parks and baths. In a twitter...

Taliban Arrests Women Human Rights Activists and Journalists in Afghan Capital

The Taliban detained women journalists and human rights activists, as well as four men, from a press conference in west Kabul, the Afghan capital,...

UNAMA Chief Meets Afghan Women Entrepreneurs

The Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), Roza Otunbayeva, met with a number of Afghan businesswomen and women entrepreneurs. In a...

Afghan Women Protest for Right to Education, Employment in Kabul

Kabul, Afghanistan – A group of Afghan women staged a protest in Kabul to express their concerns over the ongoing ban on female students,...

Karen Decker Says She Shares Afghan Women’s ‘Concerns’ and ‘Hope’

Following conversations with a number of Afghan women in Turkey, Karen Decker, the Chargé d'Affaires of the US Mission in Afghanistan, said that she...

Taliban Removes Women’s Seat from Commission of Media Violations

The Taliban Ministry of Information and Culture removed the women's seat that represented women in the Media Violations Commission, stating that the presence of women is...

Regression in Afghan Women and Girls’ Rights is ‘Unprecedented’, Says Bennett

The UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennett, said that severe restrictions and barriers have been put in...

UN: ‘Self-Censorship’ and Exclusion of Women in Afghan Media Under Taliban Rule

A UN Women (UNW) report says that the Afghan media sector has “fundamentally changed for the worse,” under Taliban rule, with self-censorship and a...

Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations Decreased: UN Report

The percentage of women participating in peace negotiations is decreasing, according to UN Secretary-General António Guterres, despite evidence that indicates that such agreements are more...

Latest news

- Advertisement -