Afghan women

Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home
Middle East

Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only…
Afghanistan’s women pioneers fearful as US-Taliban deal looms
Middle East

Afghanistan’s women pioneers fearful as US-Taliban deal looms

The historic deal between the US and the Taliban leaves unresolved the fate of Afghan women, whose fragile gains could…
Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant
Middle East

Afghanistan ex-football chief Karim wanted on arrest warrant

The disgraced former head of the Afghan Football Federation (AFF), Keramuudin Karim, now faces arrest in Afghanistan, the country’s interior ministry confirmed…
Kabul murder highlights Afghan women’s plight
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Kabul murder highlights Afghan women’s plight

When gunmen killed former journalist Mena Mangal on a busy Kabul street, observers first wondered if she had been murdered…
Afghanistan loya jirga demands ‘immediate and permanent’ ceasefire
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Afghanistan loya jirga demands ‘immediate and permanent’ ceasefire

A historic “loya jirga” peace summit in Kabul ended Friday with delegates from across Afghanistan demanding an immediate and permanent…
Afghan women fear gains could be bargained away in talks
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Afghan women fear gains could be bargained away in talks

HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — For four hours, Khadeja begged her in-laws to take her to the hospital. The skin on…
Afghan women go online to set #myredline for peace
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Afghan women go online to set #myredline for peace

Kobra Samim, who rides for Afghanistan’s national cycling team, wrote on Facebook that women’s participation in sport is her “red…
Taliban team at Afghan peace talks in Qatar to include women: spokesman
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Taliban team at Afghan peace talks in Qatar to include women: spokesman

KABUL (Reuters) – Women will be included for the first time in the Taliban delegation to peace talks in Qatar…
Afghan girl spends life disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted
Middle East

Afghan girl spends life disguised as ‘son’ her parents wanted

Sitara Wafadar yearns for long hair like other girls. Instead, the Afghan teenager has disguised herself as a boy for…
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