October 24, 2021 12:07 (IST)
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Women protest in Kabul for not opening doors of schools for girls

Kabul: Women demonstrated in Kabul city on Thursday against Taliban rule for not opening the doors of schools for girls, media reports said on Friday.

Afghanistan women demonstrate in Kabul against closure of schools, universities for female students

Kabul: A group of Afghanistan women demonstrated in Kabul city on Friday to protest against the closure of schools and universities for female students.

Afghanistan: Women run Kabul restaurants shuts down as Taliban rules country

Women-owned restaurants and cafes in Afghanistan's Kabul city have remained closed since the past month after Taliban took control over the country.

Afghanistan: ‘Palpable’ fear of ‘brutal and systemic repression’ of women grows

New York: Since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan last month, they have made some commitments to uphold human rights. However, their subsequent actions have “sadly contradicted” those promises, the UN rights chief told a side event of the General Assembly on Tuesday.

Afghanistan: Women protest in Kabul against Taliban's policies

Kabul: A large number of women gathered outside the gate of the  ministry of women affairs, a ministry which has now been changed by Taliban, on Sunday and protested against the policy of the insurgent.

Taliban insurgents continue restrictive policies on women's education, resume secondary school lessons only for male students

Kabul: Since capturing power more than a month ago the Taliban has been imposing restrictive rules for women’s education in universities and schools in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Security Council resolution calls for ‘equal and meaningful participation of women’

New York: The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Friday, specifying the importance of “equal and meaningful participation” of women in public life.

Afghanistan: Female footballers flee to Pakistan to escape Taliban

Karachi/UNI: Female footballers of Afghanistan's national junior girls team, who had been in hiding following threats from the Taliban, crossed the Torkham border along with their families to reach Pakistan on Tuesday night.

Afghan women posts images in colourful dresses to challenge Taliban decree

Kabul: Breaking the rule set by Taliban that eves should wear all-black attire in the nation, a group of Afghanistan women, who stay abroad, have posted their own images online wearing colourful traditional Afghan clothes.

Support Afghans in their most perilous hour, urges UN’s Guterres

New York: The international community should urgently offer a “lifeline” to millions of vulnerable Afghans “who face perhaps their most perilous hour”, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday.

Afghanistan: Female doctor in Kandahar says Taliban insurgents hit her

Kandahar: A female doctor has claimed she was beaten up by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan's Kandahar region, media reports said.

Security Council must not fail women, girls of Afghanistan, Elders warn

New York: The Security Council cannot fail the women and girls of Afghanistan, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson warned on Tuesday, as she reminded its 15 members of the relentless work carried out over nearly 20 years to secure their rights through constitutional, legislative and policy changes.

New Taliban diktat says women attending private Afghanistan universities must wear abaya and niqab: Reports

Kabul: Taliban rulers of Afghanistan have now issued a diktat by which women attending private Afghan universities must wear an abaya and niqab to cover most of their faces.

Afghanistan Women: Where are they now?

As the remarkable two-decades-long journey of the women of Afghanistan comes to a rude halt, Jayalakshmi Sengupta recalls her time in the war-torn country with Miriam and Marzia, Zulia and Zainab- story makers and storytellers, those who created history and those who chronicled them.

Afghanistan: Women demonstrate against Taliban over right to work under new regime

Kabul: A large number of women in Herat demonstrated for their right to work under a new regime as the Taliban is all set to form a government in the war-torn country.