Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicAfghan Women

Topic: Afghan Women

How world can force Taliban’s hand on women’s rights — bring more women to meetings with regime

Foreign delegations calling on the Taliban to discuss international aid should insist on women members. But first, women should comprise at least half of every foreign delegation to Kabul.

Afghan women are telling Taliban ‘Don’t touch my clothes’. It’s a new culture war

Many ask if the Taliban have changed. What people forget to ask is how Internet has changed Afghan women.

Pakistan got visitors from Afghanistan – women footballers who escaped Taliban threat

Thirty-two Afghan women football players and their family members reached Pakistan with the help of a British NGO and FIFA-suspended Pakistan Football Federation.

The world must not look away as Taliban sexually enslaves women and girls

Offering 'wives' is a strategy aimed at luring militants to join the Taliban. This is sexual enslavement, not marriage.

No one knows what the new Taliban is. But the ‘good Taliban’ house of cards is down

As the global community directed its anger at Taliban and US President Joe Biden, India’s foreign minister S. Jaishankar told UNSC it can't be complacent about terror groups.

I am the spiritual leader of Taliban. My boys will rule Afghanistan again after 20 years

I, General Twitter, keep reading Western propaganda that Taliban don’t care about women rights, human rights or any rights. That is right, I have trained my warriors for better stuff.

The people of Afghanistan are not fleeing from the Taliban. They are fleeing from Sharia law

Taliban's Sharia law is hardly the Islam that Muslims across the globe follow. It is inherently anti-women and freedom of speech and expression.

The Taliban in Afghanistan has not changed. Just ask women

Using mosque loudspeakers, Taliban fighters in areas under their control often announce that women must now wear the burqa and have a male chaperone in public.

Give women place at the Afghan table. Their future is bleak in Taliban return

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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