Afghanistan’s Islamist Taliban have indefinitely barred girls from taking private university entrance exams, tightening their ban on women’s education in the country. Ziaullah Hashmi, a spokesperson ...
At least 78 people have died in freezing conditions in Afghanistan in the last nine days, a Taliban official said Thursday, ...
In Badakhshan province, the Taliban lashed a man and a woman on Tuesday morning who were accused of having sex outside of marriage, according to a source who knew the accused by name. Eleven people, ...
Eleven people, including a woman, have been whipped and sent to jail in Kandahar and Badakhshan provinces after being accused of crimes including adultery, sodomy, and robbery. The Taliban provincial ...
Four women and three men have been flogged and sent to jail in Daikundi province after the Taliban accused them of fornication. The Taliban provincial court found the seven people guilty of having ...
“There have been four such incidents in the past month. Every time, the women were detained for being without a male chaperone, and then arrest them on the pretext that they must have an illicit ...
Women who have been forced to marry against their will have different stories to tell, some say poverty was the driving factor, while others said the reason was fear of the Taliban marrying them off.
Recently World Food Program announced that only two percent of population in Afghanistan have enough to eat. WFP warned that Afghanistan is on verge of humanitarian catastrophe and will be "hell on ...
The Taliban administration on Saturday ordered all local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to stop their female employees from coming to work, according to a letter by the ...
Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have ordered an indefinite ban on university education for the country’s women, the ministry of higher education said in a letter issued to all government and private ...