Women's Rights

Afghanistan

Taliban to announce plans for girls’ education ‘soon’: UN

The Taliban permitted girls to attend primary school from the start, but have maintained that neither the girls nor their female teachers could return to secondary school yet

This picture taken on 16 October 2021 shows school teacher Nasrin Hasani posing for pictures during an interview with AFP in Kabul

Averting a catastrophe in Afghanistan

The clash between the two narratives in the Taliban leadership is not just theoretical. It turned into a physical clash in the first week of September during a meeting to discuss the formation of the ...

Averting a catastrophe in Afghanistan

Brave girl saves herself from child marriage

Tenth grader Barsha went to the police station in Sadar upazila of Chuadnaga on Tuesday after her uncles and aunts was pressuring her to get married for several days

Brave girl saves herself from child marriage

Virtual discussion

'Ratification of ILO Convention 189 is a must'

The main objective of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention-189 is to effectively protect the human rights and development of domestic workers

'Ratification of ILO Convention 189 is a must'

Girls excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan

Girls were excluded from returning to secondary school in Afghanistan on Saturday, after the country's new Taliban rulers ordered only boys and male teachers back to the classroom

Afghan girls attend a class at the Ishkashim high school for girls in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, near the border with Tajikistan, Afghanistan on 23 April 2008