Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Pointing out that there are daily reports of the Taliban imposing restrictions on the rights of women, a senior UN official said that the new rule is reminiscent of the previous Taliban regime in the 1990s when the Islamist rulers forbade women from working jobs or receiving education.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2021 11:53 PM IST
- Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid on Tuesday asked the Afghan government women workers to stay at home until the security condition of the country improves.
PTI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2021 05:27 PM IST
- During a three-hour meeting of university professors and owners of private educational institutions, Taliban representative and Head of Higher Education, Afghanistan, Mullah Farid said there is no alternative and co-education must end.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2021 10:18 AM IST
The photo of women in short skirts reading while sitting on a bench claimed it to be from 1970s Afghanistan, but an AFP fact-checking exercise found the image to be from Tehran University.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 06:25 AM IST
Kadambini Ganguly, one of the first women doctors of India, paved the way for women's liberation at a time when the cultural and social discourse was dominated by men. She pioneered a successful medical practice in India for women along with other such female doctors as Anandibai Joshi
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 05:43 AM IST
Incidentally, the latest controversial remarks from Imran Khan are the second time in the last two months where he drew severe condemnation for reducing sexual violence to a mere act of 'temptation'.
Caracas | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2019 04:45 PM IST
As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, women are bearing the brunt of the nation’s upheaval. Despite promises by the socialist government to provide every woman access to family planning, recent surveys and interviews with health professionals indicate access to contraceptives remains incomprehensive.
By Neela Kaushik
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 09:47 AM IST
So many of us have felt burdened to become the perfect wife, the perfect daughter-in-law, the perfect mother — because that is what this society expects of its women.
Lahore | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 11:53 AM IST
Khalid Hameed, an English professor at the Government Sadiq Egerton College in Bahawalpur, was preparing for the farewell party when one of his students attacked him with a dagger, police said.