Taliban Tells Female Government Workers to Stay Home in Latest Rule

The new Taliban-appointed mayor of Afghan capital Kabul has told most of the city government’s female employees to stay home in the latest ruling. The Taliban “found it necessary to stop women from working for a while,” Mayor Hamdullah Namony …

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Afghan Women Can Study in Gender-Segregated University Classrooms, Taliban Says

The Taliban announced that women in Afghanistan will only be allowed to study in universities if the classrooms are gender-segregated. “We will not allow boys and girls to study together. We will not allow co-education,” Taliban’s Higher Education Minister Abdul …

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Taliban Beats Afghan Women Protesters, Journalists

Taliban fighters used whips, sticks, and electric batons to beat a group of women protesters and journalists covering the demonstration in Kabul on Sept. 8. Dozens of women took to the streets of the Afghan capital a day after the …

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U.S. President Joe Biden Launches ‘Whole-of-Government’ Response to New Texas Abortion Law

United States President Joe Biden has launched a “whole-of-government” response to oppose a new law in Texas that bans nearly all abortions after the Supreme Court decided not to block it. Biden announced in a statement on Sept. 2 that …

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