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World - International
3/28/2022 1:55:40 PM
The Taliban have ordered airlines in Afghanistan to stop women from flying unless accompanied by a male relative, in the latest crackdown on basic human rights by the country's new rulers since seizing power.

Opinion -
2/28/2022 4:04:06 PM
As the world moves ahead to mark International Women’s Day, the clock on women’s rights is moving backwards. All of us are paying the price.

World - Region
1/22/2022 9:31:54 PM
Afghanistan's new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters, as concerns grew over the disappearance of two women activists.

World - International
11/6/2021 11:00:12 AM
Four women have been found dead in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Taliban government said on Saturday, following reports that activists had been killed.

World - International
9/18/2021 5:50:03 PM
It was the latest troubling sign that the Taliban are restricting women's rights as they settle into government, just a month since they overran the capital of Kabul

World - International
9/15/2021 9:44:17 AM
He cast it as a win for science, women's rights and other liberal issues, and it ensures the nation's most populous state will remain in Democratic control as a laboratory for progressive policies

World - International
9/12/2021 1:20:09 PM
Women's rights in Afghanistan were sharply curtailed under the Taliban's 1996-2001 rule, though since returning to power last month the hardline Islamists have claimed they will implement a less extreme rule

World - International
9/6/2021 6:51:45 PM
Johnson demanded the Taliban honour commitments to allow out those wishing to leave, and to respect women's rights, if the militia wants to gain access to billions of dollars in Afghan funds frozen overseas

World - International
9/4/2021 4:50:24 PM
'We are here to gain human rights in Afghanistan,' said 20-year-old protester Maryam Naiby. 'I love my country. I will always be here'

World - International
8/21/2021 3:43:06 PM
Women’s rights activist Heather Barr tells Ahram Online access to education and to work are among the most pressing concerns for Afghani women

World - International
8/16/2021 3:04:41 PM
'It was like a doomsday for the entire nation to see everything collapse in (the) blink of an eye," she told AFP in a series of messages via Twitter on Monday after Taliban fighters swept into Kabul

World - International
8/15/2021 2:41:00 PM
Civilians fearing that the Taliban could reimpose the kind of brutal rule that all but eliminated women's rights rushed to leave the country, lining up at cash machines to withdraw their life savings

Arts & Culture - Film
7/2/2021 4:08:18 PM
The award is a special prize of EUR 3,000 handed out to the best film addressing women’s rights and empowerment

World - International
6/20/2021 11:54:01 AM
The Taliban said they were committed to peace talks, adding they wanted a "genuine Islamic system" in Afghanistan that would make provisions for women's rights in line with cultural traditions and religious rules

Sports - World
5/24/2021 1:32:25 PM
The decision to hold those two matches in Saudi Arabia provoked protests in Italy over human rights and women's rights

World - Region
3/29/2021 10:05:51 AM
HRW said that after taking initiatives on women's rights, including on education and social protection, Qatar was now falling behind Gulf neighbours, after Saudi Arabia in 2019 allowed adult women to travel without permission

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/25/2021 4:06:00 PM
Women are expecting, from the president, a balanced personal status law

Egypt -
3/21/2021 4:35:00 PM
El-Saadawi was the founder and president of the Arab Women’s Solidarity Association and co-founder of the Arab Association for Human Rights

Egypt - Politics
3/20/2021 3:36:53 PM
The country was represented by the National Council for Women and the permanent mission to the UN

Heritage - Inspiring Women
3/13/2021 11:46:00 PM
In 2015, Egypt bid farewell to one of her dearest social activists and women's rights poineers, Aziza Hussein

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