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Afghan women

Book Review | Welcome to the political compass’ third dimension

Meghan Daum is crisp, elegant and wryly humorous, and does not dump her traumas on the reader.

28 Aug 2022 12:02 AM

Afghan women should not be allowed to work alongside men, senior Taliban figure says

Since the movement swept to power, Taliban officials have said women would be able to work and study within the limits laid down by sharia

14 Sep 2021 10:04 AM

Report: Taliban has banned women's sports in Afghanistan

Australia's Sport Minister Richard Colbeck said earlier that the Taliban's decision on women's sport was 'deeply concerning'

09 Sep 2021 1:30 PM

A curtain divides male, female students as Afghan universities reopen

What happens in universities and schools across the country is being closely watched by foreign powers

07 Sep 2021 10:45 AM

Shreya Sen-Handley | Square up in Kabul, look forward in rage

Behind every successful pacific political movement, there’s controlled, empowering anger

05 Sep 2021 2:41 AM


Images of women vandalised as Kabul faces up to Taliban rule

Stores begin whitewashing its outdoor walls to cover up advertisements showing the faces of smiling women in bridal regalia

19 Aug 2021 11:49 AM

Afghan women fear return to 'dark days' amid Taliban sweep

In just a few minutes, everything changed for the 26-year-old resident of Herat, Afghanistan’s third-largest city

16 Aug 2021 3:42 AM

America is no saviour of women in Afghanistan

The aims of Promote were to improve the status of 75,000 Afghan women at all levels of society.

21 Sep 2018 12:17 AM

Afghan women officers train at Chennai academy

Under Taliban’s 1996-2001 regime, girls were banned from education.

14 Dec 2017 1:14 AM

Afghan women campaign for their identity, challenge age-old tradition

The practice of erasing women's names is rooted in Afghan customs, rather than Islam, the dominant religion.

28 Jul 2017 2:41 PM


In northern Afghanistan, bereaved women take up arms to fight ISIS

Nearly all of the women have lost a husband, son or brother to the Taliban or the newly active Islamic State in the province.

15 Jan 2017 3:41 PM