Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

women rights


Taliban official: Women banned from Afghanistan's gyms

November 10, 2022 4:04 pm

The Taliban have also banned girls from middle school and high school, restricted women from most fields of employment, and ordered them to wear head-to-toe clothing in public.

China to revise women's protection law for first time in decades

October 27, 2022 5:04 pm

Employers will be held to account if women's labour and social security rights and interests are violated, while obstructing the rescue of trafficked and kidnapped women will be specified as an offence.

Elnaaz Norouzi stands up to Iran's morality police by stripping in a video: 'Should have the right to wear whatever...'

October 12, 2022 12:28 pm

"Democracy means the power to decide… Every woman should have the power to decide over her own body!" the 'Sacred Games' actor wrote

Why are more Pakistani women choosing to divorce?

September 15, 2022 9:51 am

Pakistani women are using a section of Islamic law allowing them to leave a marriage without their husband's consent.

‘Protect their rights, remove policy blindspots’

February 04, 2022 10:19 am

At the seventh edition of the eight-part IE Thinc Migration series, presented by The Indian Express with Omidyar Network India and moderated by Deputy Associate Editor Udit Misra, panelists discussed solutions for addressing the vulnerabilities of women migrants as well as children of migrants

China set to pass stringent law protecting women's rights amid criticism of suppressing #MeToo movement

December 22, 2021 6:46 pm

🔴 The draft revision to the 'Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Women' outlaws the use of superstitious and mind-control practices on women and bans employers from asking female applicants about their marital or pregnancy status.

Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities

September 12, 2021 2:01 pm

The minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan’s new rulers formed an all-male government.

India must push for women’s rights in land ownership

August 18, 2021 4:54 pm

Bina Agarwal writes: Despite significant advancement in inheritance laws, only a small percentage of women own land in rural landowning households

Taliban say committed to Afghan peace talks, want 'genuine Islamic system'

June 20, 2021 1:10 pm

Officials have raised concerns over the stalling negotiations and have said the Taliban has not yet submitted a written peace proposal that could be used as a starting point for substantive talks.

UN report: Many women in poor nations can't say, "No sex"

April 15, 2021 9:57 am

But the findings "paint an alarming picture of the state of bodily autonomy for millions of women and girls" who don't have the power to make choices about their bodies and their futures without fear or violence, it said.


International Day of the Girl Child: In Delhi, a campaign for education, women's safety

October 11, 2022 8:06 pm

On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated every year on October 11, beauty queens and models from 25 countries took part in a procession in Delhi, wherein they walked with placards and highlighted some pressing issues pertaining to women's safety