ON AFGHANITAN | Taliban order Afghan women to wear burqa in public

ON AFGHANITAN | Taliban order Afghan women to wear burqa in public

Afghanistan’s supreme leader and Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada imposed some of the harshest restrictions on Afghanistan’s women since they seized power, ordering them to cover fully in public, ideally with the traditional burqa. Source: Taliban order...
ON AFGHANISTAN | Surge in Violence Against Civilians, Women in 2022

ON AFGHANISTAN | Surge in Violence Against Civilians, Women in 2022

The Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project Afghanistan (ACLED) reported that the rate of violence against women and civilians has surged in Afghanistan.  The Islamic Emirate denied the report. Source: Data Project Reports Surge in Violence Against Civilians,...
ON THE MEDIA | Online violence against women journalists

ON THE MEDIA | Online violence against women journalists

Online violence against female journalists has become a “silent epidemic.” A 2021 UNESCO global survey indicates that nearly three quarters of female journalists have experienced online harassment. Center for International Media Assistance, by Lourdes Walusala,...