Women in Afghanistan

Weep for the women in Afghanistan

The greatest cookery advice came from, who else, the Chinese. It said: “Excess marks the amateur; subtlety signals the master chef.

published on : 31st October 2021

'We want freedom': Anxiety and fear for women in Taliban stronghold grows

Most girls around the country have been barred from attending secondary school, and most women have been unable to return to work.

published on : 9th October 2021

Angelina Jolie worried about women, girls in Afghanistan

"I’m thinking of all the women and girls who don’t know now if they can go back to work or school,.." Jolie told a German newspaper.

published on : 5th September 2021

Afghanistan woman activist beaten up by Taliban as protest turns violent in Kabul

According to video clips shared on social media by journalists and other people, the Taliban used tear gas to disperse the all-women protest after they failed to do so after gunshots.

published on : 4th September 2021

Afghan women's rights in firing line as Taliban return to power

In the weeks leading up to their return to power, the Taliban's leadership have strived to portray a softer image than when they last ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001. 

published on : 16th August 2021

Taliban ‘has not changed,’ say women facing subjugation in areas of Afghanistan under its extremist rule

The Taliban ruled all of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001. Everyone faced restrictions under their conservative interpretation of Islam, but those imposed on women were the most stringent.

published on : 16th August 2021