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New York: The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) issued a statement of deep concern on Saturday in response to an announcement made by the Taliban de facto authorities saying that women should only leave their homes in cases of necessity and then, with their faces covered in public. more
Afghanistan: Taliban passes decree which forces women to wear burqa

Kabul: The Taliban administration of Afghanistan has issued yet another tough decree by which women of the country need to wear burqa in public.

Banned from going to school, Afghanistan girls are facing mental health troubles: Experts

Kabul: Kabul Experts said girl students of Afghanistan, who are studying  above grade six, are facing mental health troubles.

Afghanistan: Taliban separates weekdays for male, female university students

Kabul: The Taliban government of Afghanistan has separated weekdays of male and female students of Kabul University and Kabul Polytechnic University in a bid to further end co-education i ...

Pakistani scholar urges Taliban to reopen schools for girls in Afghanistan

Kabul/Islamabad: Mufti Taqi Usman, a prominent Pakistani scholar, has written a letter to the Taliban government of Afghanistan and asked it to reopen girls’ schools for Afghan girl ...

Deeply regret that girls’ education above 6th grade remains suspended in Afghanistan: Antonio Guterres

New York: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has regretted that girls’ education above sixth grade still remains suspended in Taliban ruled Afghanistan.

World can end ‘downward humanitarian spiral’ of Afghanistan

New York: As the world focuses its attention on the war in Ukraine, the UN reminded the international community on Thursday to remember Afghanistan as it kicked off a pledging conference ...

Afghanistan: Private schools, universities lose students this academic year

Kabul: Afghanistan's private school and university owners in Kabul city have complained that they have lost 60 percent of their students as the new educational year commenced recently ...

Afghanistan: Women can only enter parks for three days in a week, directs Taliban in new order

Kabul: The Ministry of Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan issued yet another bizarre diktat by which women can only  go to parks three d ...

Taliban will keep finding excuses to stop girls from learning in Afghanistan: Malala Yousafzai

Kabul: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has criticised the Taliban government of Afghanistan and said the group will try to find excuses to stop girls from learning.