January 14, 2022 8:28 pm
Under the practice, a girl dresses, behaves and is treated as a boy, with all the freedoms and obligations that entails. The child can play sports, attend a madrassa, or religious school, and, sometimes crucially for the family, work.
December 26, 2021 10:15 pm
The Taliban have said women need a hijab — and in some cases a chaperone — to get a taxi ride. Taxi drivers have also been given new moral guidance on how to behave and look.
July 20, 2013 1:46 pm
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's main religious advisers will not overturn a decree issued by clerics.
April 09, 2013 12:41 pm
Afghanistan has made some progress in advancing women's rights after years of Taliban rule.
June 23, 2012 1:19 am
Afghans,foreigners consumed alcohol at hotel,attacked it over prostitution,dancing: Taliban
February 11, 2012 1:33 am
Just by getting into the boxing ring at the London Olympics,Sadaf Rahimi will be throwing a few punches in the fight for equal rights for Afghan women
July 09, 2009 11:19 am
Afghan women are under sustained attack,not just by the Taliban themselves,but by deeply engrained cultural practices and customs,said a new UN report.
March 23, 2015 3:55 pm
An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob was buried in Kabul on Sunday (March 22nd). In an unprecedented move, her coffin was carried by women’s rights activists.