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    Human Rights Violations and Abuses Have Multiplied Under the Taliban, Says UN Report

    The report points to the erosion of women's rights and the emergence of extrajudicial killings in the one year since the Taliban took over...

    Swara Kills, Says Young Pakistani Bride

    Swara, also known as Vani and Budla-i-sulh, is dispute resolution method where women and girls are given in marriage or servitude to an aggrieved...

    Gulabi Sambad: Discussing What Needs Discussion

    One podcast hopes to provide a safe, open space for young people in Nepal to talk about menstruation, consent, and sexual and reproductive health.  By...

    Girls’ Performance In Maths ‘Starting To Add Up To Boys’, Says UNESCO

    This year’s Global Education Monitoring Report brought out by UNESCO has documented an interesting, refreshingly new trend – of school-going girls covering the gender...

    Islamic Religious leaders Urge Taliban to Reopen all Girls’ Schools

    The conference was organised by the Mutahida Shariat Mahaz, a network of religious leaders and scholars from all Islamic sects from across the country...

    Afghanistan’s Girls’ Education is a Women’s Rights Issue

    The right to education has been an oft-discussed, critical human rights issue for Afghanistan, especially when it comes to how, or even if, this...

    UN Security Council Expresses ‘Deep Concern’ Over Restrictions in Afghanistan

    The members of the Security Council stressed the importance of efforts by the international community to support Afghanistan, including on education. In a statement released...

    Can men contribute to women’s empowerment?

    Women are expected to manage the home, while men are expected to be providers and usually have more roles outside the home. These roles...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian mountain peaks, the Earth’s ‘Third Pole,’ in light of devastating...
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    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that successive constitutional amendments have been made for political, personal gains...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian...

    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that...