Activists Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing, who helped women come forward on sexual assault, haven't been heard from since their arrests in September.
"We will advise, support, and enable those efforts through legislation and engagement with your Administration," the senators stated.
The high court will hear arguments Monday over the new state law, which one doctor called an effort "to get around national laws."
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It's abundantly clear that as essential as legislative victories are, as helpful as more women on boards are and as important as the increased number of women elected are, real change and power is moving at far too slow a pace.
The Gender Policy Council will urge federal agencies to address the effects their policymaking has on women and girls, at home and abroad.
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"Since S.B. 8 took effect on September 1, exactly what we feared would happen has come to pass," said Melaney Linton, president of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast.
Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi said the Taliban "will take into account what the people want" when forming a new government, but did not make a commitment.
Abdul Baqi Haqqani, a higher education minister, said that university subjects will also be reviewed.
"I couldn't think. I didn't know if I would be killed or if I would live," journalist Tagi Daryabi said of the incident.
Among men and women who reported incidents of sexual harassment, nearly 75 percent said they were unsatisfied with the complaint process.
His employer, Mighty Hand Construction, said in a statement that the company "does not condone Logan's behavior in the videos."
The man told the bikini-clad girls: "If men of God don't stand up then our society's going to go down the drain because there's no morality."
"There will be no issue about the women's rights—no problem about their education, their work," Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen said a day earlier.
"I suggest that all women refuse to have sex with men until they are guaranteed the right to choose by Congress," the singer and actress tweeted.
"While we fight back, know you still have options. Pills can be mailed to your home discreetly," Representative Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
Republicans across the country have expressed a desire to also try and pass measures mirroring the new Texas law making abortions almost entirely illegal.
The former presidential candidate warned in February 2016 that the Supreme Court could roll back abortion access.
The new average one-way driving distance to an abortion clinic would be 20 times the distance Texans previously traveled for an abortion after six weeks.
Texas governor Greg Abbott signed the bill back in May, and it has not been blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Given entrenched cultural norms, the U.S. and the international community should demand that the new Taliban regime uphold the basic rights of Afghan women as defined by the Afghan constitution.
The team, thanks to the combined efforts of multiple groups and individuals, safely left Kabul for Qatar on August 19.
"I'm grateful for the language they're using and I'm really hopeful," Khola Hassan said of the Taliban after the group's takeover of Afghanistan.
A collection of photos documenting the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan since the Taliban took over last Sunday.
When the Taliban ruled the country in the late nineties, public executions and violence against women were frequently reported