Engaging With the Taliban Doesn’t Work
By Lauryn Oates
Observers urging engagement with the Taliban should take direction from those on the ground, who are directly impacted by the Taliban’s discriminatory policies.
Myths and Realities of ‘Gender Apartheid’ in Afghanistan Under the Taliban
By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
Can U.N. efforts ever work to reverse the policies of the Taliban?
Interview: Life Under Taliban Rule for Afghan Women
By Shannon Tiezzi
A woman’s right advocate based in Afghanistan voices an urgent plea: “Be our voice to recognize the gender apartheid in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime.”
Taliban’s Ban on Afghan Women Working in UN Pushes Them Into Further Deprivation
By Dawa Sherpa
The Taliban's ban on Afghan women working in the U.N. can be viewed as part of its broader strategic plan to reestablish gender norms and hierarchy within the country.
Afghan Women Athletes Barred From Play, Fear Taliban Threats
By Associated Press
Afghan society has always frowned upon women participating in sports, but unlike the Taliban, previous governments encouraged girls to play.
Forget the Taliban and Help the Afghan People Instead
By Mohamed Zeeshan
The international community must prioritize evacuating and settling Afghanistan's embattled female population at the earliest possible opportunity.