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Rights Watch | 13 March 2023
PTI MPA Arsalan Taj Ghumman Remanded on Physical Custody for Keamari Office Attack PTI MPA Arsalan Taj Ghumman has been remanded for two days in...
Taliban ban women from universities in Afghanistan
A letter by the Ministry of Higher Education instructed universities to immediately suspend access to female students on 20 December 2022.
Parliamentarians clash over MNA Hina Rabbani Khar representing Pakistan in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan
Female parliamentarians across the board rallied in support of Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar after a disgruntled MNA criticized the government for sending a woman to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
‘I cut my daughter’s hair so we could move around freely: Afghan woman tells...
Spesali Zazai belongs to Afghanistan but migrated to Pakistan when the Taliban took over her country. After the death of her husband, she was left to bring up three daughters alone.
UNCENSORED | Impact of Talibanization on Women in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Speakers at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2021 – Challenges to Human Dignity raised alarm over the crumbling humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, and appealed to Pakistan and the international community to push the Afghan Taliban to ensure rights and dignity to Afghan women and girls.
Pakistan opposes move of UN to appoint Special Rapporteur on Afghanistan in March
The Human Rights Council has decided to appoint a Special Rapporteur in March to monitor the situation of human rights in Afghanistan following adoption of an EU-sponsored resolution.
Taliban assail journalists covering women’s rally in Kabul
At least three journalists were attacked by Taliban fighters for covering a women's protest in Kabul.
No scholarships for Afghan refugee students
Forced to survive on the bare minimum, Afghan refugee youths cannot pay for higher education in Pakistan. Their only hope is govt scholarships, but there have been no schemes in the past 40 years
Torkham to Kabul: In conversation with senior journalist Farzana Ali
Aaj TV's Peshawar bureau chief and senior journalist Farzana Ali talks to voicepk.net about exploring human stories in Pakistan's tribal belt, and how it led up to her visit to Taliban-led Afghanistan
Torkham to Kabul – Part 3
I met many people during my stay. And while it was important for me to get some bearing on the opinions and sentiments of working women, I began considering the views of stay-at-home women. It turned out to be an eye-opening venture...