Although the Taliban said they would not monopolize power in the region, they insist that a peace deal will not be reached until a new government is negotiated.
Although it is impossible right now to reliably estimate the possible number of refugees, the U.S. has to be ready to meet a potential moral commitment on a scale similar to the 125,000 Vietnamese refugees granted asylum in the U.S. following that war.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said combating violence against women was also a fight to "protect the rights and the honor of our mothers, wives, daughters."
We must continue to stand in solidarity with women in Turkey as they face difficult days ahead.
A global treaty to end violence against women and girls will remind the government of Afghanistan, as well as governments around the world, that certain behaviors are unacceptable, and that the world is watching.
A Tanzanian member of Parliament was ushered out of a government meeting after a male colleague complained that her black pants were "too tight." Dress codes for women have been highly fought against for decades.
Two-thirds of the Afghan population is 25 or younger, and while the nation remains one of the worst for women's rights, it is a far cry from the brutal 1990s-era Sharia law enforced by the Taliban.
We need to be actively involved in contributing to a peaceful future and that means significantly increasing the refugee quota for Afghanistan, doubling down on diplomatic engagement and committing financial assistance to the Afghan people.
The court in Antalya, Turkey, heard how the husband of Melek Ipek, 31, had threatened her and her children.
A young British girl posted a shocking video of a group of men calling out to her on the street on a late night walk
Women bring a unique set of skills and personality traits.
Soldiers who are new mothers will no longer have to choose between caring for their newborns and weight loss.
When conservatives invoke their right to religious liberty, progressives raise a common objection: third-party harm.
Pregnant individuals are making the decision to vaccinate without necessary information regarding the safety of the vaccines for themselves or their babies.
Additional measures would include a ban on virtual prescriptions of the abortion pill and the reduction of permitted post-fertilization access from nine to eight weeks.
An inclusive Gender Policy Council could offer solutions.
After a woman was jailed over a sexually explicit video leaked without her consent, Moroccan activists launched a social media campaign against a law criminalizing sex outside of marriage.
While 38 states have approved of adding the amendment to the Constitution which would enshrine equal legal protections for women, some legal and procedural questions surround the state approval process.
An Indian city is planning on deploying facial recognition to detect harassment based on women's expressions.
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