Wednesday, January 26, 2022

women's rights

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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