EU says Taliban ‘not listening’ to Afghans with girls’ school ban
In March, Taliban authorities ordered all secondary girls' schools to shut, just hours after reopening them for the first time since seizing power in August last year.
Taliban to open high schools for girls next week, official says
Allowing girls and women into schools and colleges has been one of the key demands the international community has made of the hardline Islamist movement.
‘Nightmare’ of underage marriage for Moroccan girls
Morocco's 2004 family code puts the legal age of marriage at 18, but it includes a clause allowing judges to give families special dispensation to marry off children under that age.
Philippine churchman ‘extorted sex with threats of damnation’ in US indictment
The indictment alleges the sex trafficking scheme ran for at least 16 years to 2018.
Afghan girls return to school in Herat after Taliban takeover
Publicly, the Taliban are attempting to push the narrative that they have watered down some of their more extreme positions.
Name the schools, education minister says on period spot checks
Radzi Jidin says action will be taken once specific details are provided.
Afghan officials reverse ban on girls singing after social media backlash
The announcement followed a furious backlash from social media users using the hashtag '#IAmMySong' to raise awareness.
Child marriage in Malaysia: how old is too young? It depends on who you ask
Some religious authorities do not see child marriage as sensitive or worth discussing.