A year of Taliban rule in Afghanistan has led to a deterioration in the lives of women and girls, affecting all aspects of their human rights, three UN agencies reported on Monday. more
‘Immensely bleak’ future for Afghanistan unless massive human rights reversal, experts warn

New York: The international community must dramatically increase efforts to urge the de facto authorities in Afghanistan to adhere to basic human rights principles, a group of UN independ ...

Afghanistan: Humanitarian assistance has saved lives, but immense needs remain

New York: Despite an unprecedented scale-up in assistance in Afghanistan over the past year, immense needs still exist and the future looks bleak, the UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA ...

Afghanistan: Taliban asks women govt workers to send male relatives as their replacements

Kabul: The Taliban rulers of Afghanistan have directed women working at Afghanistan’s Ministry of Finance to send male relatives to do their job.

In Afghanistan, women take their lives out of desperation, Human Rights Council hears

New York: The situation for women is so desperate in Afghanistan that they are committing suicide at a rate of one or two every day, the Human Rights Council has heard.

Afghanistan: Taliban insurgents suppress women's protest in Kabul

Kabul: The Taliban rulers of Afghanistan on Thursday suppressed a demonstration by women in Kabul city, media reports said on Friday.

Afghanistan: Taliban orders women to stay home; cover up in public

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 th ...

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 ...