Afghan women's rights
May 23, 2023
How Afghan Girls Are Overcoming Barriers Through Online Learning
By Laiq Zirack
Deprived of education for more than 600 days, Afghan girls seek refuge in online education even though access is scarce and difficult.
March 15, 2023
Afghan Women and Migration in the Era of Restrictions
By Abdullah Mohammadi, Shreya Bhat, and Themba Lewis
For women, the motivation to leave Afghanistan has increased tremendously since the Taliban takeover. But the journey abroad has become more difficult and dangerous, too.
January 03, 2023
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.
December 28, 2022
Taliban Erasing Women From Society in Afghanistan
By Baktash Siawash
As Afghan women are being erased from society in Taliban-run Afghanistan, all Afghans will suffer.
December 21, 2022
What Does a Taliban School Curriculum Look Like?
By Lauryn Oates
Out: depictions of living things, human rights, foreign inventors, and elections. In: the “seeds of hatred against Western countries” and the rest of the Taliban’s core ideology.
December 06, 2022
Taliban to Allow High School Graduation Exams for Afghan Girls
By Rahim Faiez
Afghan girls have been banned from high school classrooms but with little advance notice will be allowed one day to take graduation exams.
November 29, 2022
Nargis Nehan and Yalda Royan on Afghan Women Fighting for Their Rights
By Catherine Putz
“After the collapse of the state, everything changed for Afghan women.”
October 03, 2022
Students Killed in Attack on Education Center in Kabul’s Hazara Neighborhood
By Catherine Putz
Another tragedy in the largely Hazara Dashti Barchi neighborhood. Another tragedy for Afghanistan’s women.
September 14, 2022
Empowering Afghan Women and Their Civil Resistance
By Mojib Rahman Atal
It is not surprising why many Afghan women see their life under the Taliban as “death in slow motion.”
July 21, 2022
Understanding the Taliban’s War on Women
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
The Taliban’s regressive ideology lies at the heart of its political program. It was naive to believe the group would ever give it up.
May 12, 2022
Speak Up on Behalf of Afghan Women
By Heather Barr
What is happening right now in Afghanistan is the most serious women’s rights crisis in the world today.
January 22, 2022
Taliban Storm Kabul Apartment, Arrest Activist and Her Sisters
By Kathy Gannon
The activist, Tamana Zaryabi Paryani, was among about 25 women who took part in an anti-Taliban protest on Sunday against the compulsory Islamic headscarf, or hijab, for women.
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