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Two women Killed in Horrific Knife Attack at Lisbon Ismaili Centre

On Tuesday, two women were stabbed to death at a Muslim religious facility in the Portuguese capital Lisbon. An Afghan refugee at the Ismaili Center...

Blinken Praises Afghan Women’s Struggle for a Better Future

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday at the Summit for Democracy 2023 in Washington, once again criticized the Taliban’s repressive policies against...

Karzai Calls on Taliban to Release Education Activist

Former President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday called on the acting government of the Taliban to release education activist Matiullah Wesa. Karzai, in a tweet, said...

How the US Can Support Human Rights, Women and Girls in Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan: Report

Center for A New American Security (CNAS) published a report earlier in March on how the United States can support human rights, especially women...

Afghan Women-run Businesses on the Verge of Collapse: UN

The United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has warned that deepening restrictions by the Taliban regime have led Afghan women-run businesses on the...

Afghan Girls Complain About Lack of Internet access For Online learning

Afghan women and girls increasingly use the internet and online courses as a last hope, but many are frustrated by the poor internet, making...

Japan Contributes $21 Million for Life-Saving Vaccines in Afghanistan

The Embassy of Japan in Afghanistan on Monday announced that Japan has contributed US$ 21 million for live life-saving vaccines for mothers and children,...

Afghan Women’s Protests Violently Dispersed in Kabul

A group of Afghan women protested in the west of Kabul city on Sunday to raise their voices against a ruling that bans females...

HRW Calls on Afghan Interim Govt to Stop Attacking Girls’ Right to Education

Human Right Watch (HRW) in a report released on Friday, asked the caretaker government to reverse the ban on girls’ education and reopen schools...

Afghan Female Entrepreneurs Complain of Lack of Markets

Some Afghan female entrepreneurs complain of a lack of market opportunities for their products. Businesswomen said that sales of their goods have been poor in...

Qatari, Canadian Officials Discuss Ways to Support Aghan Girls’ Education

Canadian and Qatari officials met on Thursday to discuss ways to support education in Afghanistan, particularly women's and girls' education.  Lolwah bint Rashid Al Khater,...

Fleeing Afghan Refugee Wins Prestigious ‘Loran Award’

Banin Arjmand, a 20-year-old refugee who fled Afghanistan with her parents after the Taliban seized control in August 2021, won a prestigious scholarship to...

Three Women Who Lead the World’s Top Happiest Countries

Women led the top three countries with the happiest populations. In the acceptable words of Queen Bey, “Who runs the world? Girls.” Finland, led by...

Afghan Female Entrepreneur Keeps Girls in School, Teaches Useful Skills

An Afghan entrepreneur still makes waves under the Taliban rule to help girls receive education and learn important skills under the cover of secrecy....

US Stand with Women in Afghanistan, Iran: President Biden

US President Joe Biden said that Washington stands with women in Iran and Afghanistan "who are facing violence." Biden made the remarks in a White...

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