The leader of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, has instructed the Ministry for Promotion of ...
Enraged women’s rights activists say marriage should not offer protection to rapists in a country where thousands of women are forced into wedlock daily, often against their wish. In Afghanistan, the ...
The Taliban has reached back into Afghanistan’s dark past to reinstate the rule that all women must wear full-body covering in public.
Under the Taliban's interpretation of Islamic ... For every 100,000 live births 700 to 1,600 mothers die. "Girls who are forced into early marriage have their childhoods ripped away from them.
"The banning of girls from going to secondary and high school will cause a surge in forced marriage," said Bahauddin Baqayi, a sociologist. Notably, the Taliban's decision to ban female students ...
The Taliban has received flak from other countries ... receiving education will become the cause of child marriage and forced marriage. "They are imposing a new law with each passing day, but ...
While the number of bombings has dropped across the country since the Taliban seized power last August, several deadly ...
They can no longer travel on planes or by taxi without a male escort; in March, the Taliban reversed a pledge to reopen ...
Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai Malik, who has been advocating for the rights of women and children since she was just 11, has ...
It remained part of this ‘forced marriage’ for three and a half years ... MQM-P faced threats in 2013 elections from Taliban and 14 of its National Assembly seats were snatched in 2018 ...
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