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Kabul [Afghanistan], September 30 (ANI): US special envoy for Afghanistan Thomas West has called for a 'serious' national political dialogue in Afghanistan as the people continue to take the strain of Taliban atrocities and human rights violations in the country.
Updated : 6 days, 3 hours ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], September 29 (ANI): Amid the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan, the situation of Afghan women continues to deteriorate as they are denied their fundamental freedoms and rights under the Taliban rule, said the Charge d'Affaires of the Afghan Permanent Mission to the UN, Nasee
Updated : 3 weeks, 5 days ago IST
Nimroz [Afghanistan], September 8 (ANI): Department of Vice and Virtue of Afghanistan's Nimroz province on Wednesday ordered to close the coffee shops and directed the wedding halls to stop playing music at wedding parties, local media reported.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], August 30 (ANI): In another oppressive move, Taliban officials have asked shopkeepers in Balkh province of Afghanistan to not sell anything to women not wearing a Hijab and warned of consequences if they fail to obey the order.
Kabul [Afghanistan], August 30 (ANI): Amid rising atrocities against Afghan women and violation of their fundamental rights, several human rights activists held a gathering in Istanbul recently and urged the international community to address their issues, especially young girls and their ac
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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 24 (ANI): UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths called out the Taliban for reopening girls' schools in a statement on Tuesday and said that the situation of Afghan women and girls is very regressing.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 17 (ANI): US President Joe Biden who visited Saudi Arabia this week as part of his first Middle East trip as commander-in-chief discussed and analysed Afghan women's rights, which have been badly curtailed since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, with Saudi Ar
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): The US special envoy has said there is no reason that girls should not be in school in Afghanistan as she blamed the Taliban's "policies against the Afghan population" for the continuing sanctions on the country.
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 4 (ANI): A group of women activists under the name of 'Kabul School of Critics' staged a protest demanding the Taliban to reopen schools for women without further delay, local media reported.
Kabul [Afghanistan], June 30 (ANI): Ahead of the religious scholars' grand gathering of Taliban, the deputy Prime Minister of the Taliban, Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi announced on Wednesday that the meeting will convene without the participation of women.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Associate women's rights director and former senior Afghanistan researcher at Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr, highlighted Taliban's vicious remarks against Afghan women, calling out the organization's growing atrocities, in a tweet on Friday.
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): In another new decree on Thursday, the Taliban directed all-female presenters working on all TV channels to cover their faces while presenting programs, TOLOnews tweeted.