Taliban interim govt agrees to let foreigners leave Afghanistan
The move comes two days after the Taliban announced an interim government made up mainly of ethnic Pashtun men including wanted terror suspects and Islamist hardliners, dashing international hopes for a more moderate administration.
Saudi Arabia releases two prominent women’s rights activists
Many women were arrested in August 2018 for campaigning for an end to the kingdom’s male guardianship system.
Turkey condemned for quitting international treaty to prevent violence against women
Turkey now says the treaty was hijacked by a group of people attempting to promote LGBT lifestyles.
Controversial Gaza travel rules to be reviewed
Hamas says provisions regarding single women have been 'misunderstood as a total travel ban'.
Palestine shariah court rules women need permission of male guardian to travel
Critics accuse Hamas, the Islamist group which rules Gaza, of attempting to roll back women's rights.
Saudi women’s driving rights activist released from prison after 1,001 days
Saudi officials say they aren't bowing to outside pressure but it's clear they want this issue off the agenda now that there's a new team in the White House.
Move over Malibu Barbie, a real heroine is coming to town
The Susan B Anthony doll should be an inspiration to young girls on her 200th birthday.
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