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  • Ban on Education and Dim Future for Schoolgirls in Bamyan Province 31 Mar 2024

    Ban on Education and Dim Future for Schoolgirls in Bamyan Province
    Ban on Education and Dim Future for Schoolgirls in Bamyan Province

    BAMYAN, AFGHANISTAN - Female students above the sixth in Bamyan province have stated that for the past three years, the gates of schools and universities across the country have been closed to girls. They are urging the caretaker government of the Taliban to reopen the gates of schools for them in the current solar year of 1403.

Reactions to the Continuation of the Ban on Girls’ Education in Afghanistan 24 Mar 2024

Reactions to the Continuation of the Ban on Girls' Education in Afghanistan Reactions to the Continuation of the Ban on Girls’ Education in Afghanistan

UNAMA: “Prohibition of educating girls beyond the sixth grade is unjustifiable and harmful” 21 Mar 2024

UNAMA: "Prohibition of educating girls beyond the sixth grade is unjustifiable and harmful" UNAMA: “Prohibition of educating girls beyond the sixth grade is unjustifiable and harmful”

The Taliban’s Hostility towards Cultural Icons: “Nawruz is Forbidden” 20 Mar 2024
The Taliban's Hostility towards Cultural Icons: "Nawruz is Forbidden"

The Taliban’s Hostility towards Cultural Icons: “Nawruz is Forbidden”

The celebration of Nawruz, the first day of the solar calendar, falling on the 1st of Hamal or Farwardin, is one of the oldest and most deeply rooted festivities in the history of Central and South Asia, particularly in Afghanistan. This day is commemorated in Persian-speaking countries and those influenced by Aryan culture.

Girls deprived of education: “Our future must not be left to oblivion” 13 Mar 2024
Girls deprived of education: "Our future must not be left to oblivion"

Girls deprived of education: “Our future must not be left to oblivion”

As the new academic year approaches, schoolgirls and university students who have been deprived of their right to education are calling for the reopening of schools and universities to girls in the new year. They argue that education is a fundamental right for both men and women, and their future should not be consigned to oblivion.

The deprivation of female students from schools in Afghanistan for 900 days 09 Mar 2024
The deprivation of female students from schools in Afghanistan for 900 days

The deprivation of female students from schools in Afghanistan for 900 days

March 9 (Afghanistan Women's News Agency) - 900 days have passed since girls' schools in Afghanistan have been closed, and some female students beyond the sixth grade are demanding the reopening of the school gates for all girls. They are hopeful that with the arrival of the new educational year, the doors of schools will open for them. They say that the future of Afghan girls should not be overlooked.

The Taliban in Nimroz Bans Shia and Hazara Women from Attending the Mosque 30 Jan 2024

The Taliban in Nimroz Bans Shia and Hazara Women from Attending the Mosque

NIMROZ, Jan 30 (Afghanistan Women’s News Agency) – Local sources in Nimroz reported to the Afghanistan Women’s News Agency that the Taliban group in the Sistan town of Zaranj capital of Nimroz province has prohibited Shia and Hazara women from going to the mosque and performing religious rituals. A source, on the condition of anonymity, […]

The Impact of Unemployment on the Mental Well-being of Former Female Teachers at Private Girls’ Schools in Afghanistan 02 Jan 2024

The Impact of Unemployment on the Mental Well-being of Former Female Teachers at Private Girls’ Schools in Afghanistan

January 2 (Afghanistan Women’s News Agency) – Some of the female educators who were engaged in teaching at private schools have lost their duties due to the restrictions imposed by the Taliban on girls’ education beyond the sixth grade. They are now experiencing a state of psychological distress. One of the main reasons for the […]

From Educational Deprivation to Forced Stay at Home; The Concern of Female Students Above the Sixth Grade About the Ban on Going to School 11 Dec 2023

From Educational Deprivation to Forced Stay at Home; The Concern of Female Students Above the Sixth Grade About the Ban on Going to School

Afghanistan Women’s News Agency – With the end of the academic year and the end of the annual school exams in Afghanistan, a number of female students in Farah province who have graduated from the sixth grade are worried about their future education, and they are requesting to reopen the school gates to female students […]

Complaints of Female Painters About the Taliban’s Ban on Face Painting in the Art of Painting 08 Dec 2023

Complaints of Female Painters About the Taliban’s Ban on Face Painting in the Art of Painting

A number of female painters say that due to the restrictions imposed by the Taliban on their work, they cannot paint faces, they are only allowed to paint natural landscapes. However, face painting has been the source of income for some of these girls, and now they do it secretly and with fear in their […]

Celebrating the Graduation Party of Hundreds of Male Students Without the Presence of Female Students in Herat University 04 Dec 2023

Celebrating the Graduation Party of Hundreds of Male Students Without the Presence of Female Students in Herat University

The graduation ceremony of hundreds of male students who have graduated from Herat University in 2021, 2022 and 2023 was held without the participation of female students by the Herat University Directorate in the presence of Neda Mohammad Nadim, Acting Minister of Higher Education, member of the Taliban. Graduation of male students is celebrated while […]

458 male medical graduates of Kabul Medical University celebrated their graduation without the presence of their female classmates    01 Dec 2023

458 male medical graduates of Kabul Medical University celebrated their graduation without the presence of their female classmates  

Ever since the Taliban came to power, girls and women have been deprived of all their human and religious rights, including the right to education, and have been forced to stay at home. On Wednesday, November 29, about 458 male students of the faculties of medical sciences of Kabul Medical University celebrated their graduation, while […]

International Children’s Day; Deprivation of children from their childhood life in Afghanistan 20 Nov 2023

International Children’s Day; Deprivation of children from their childhood life in Afghanistan

Afghan Women’s News Agency – November 20 coincides with International Children’s Day, but there are many children throughout Afghanistan who not only do not have the rights of a child, but also have to do hard work to find a morsel of bread. On the occasion of International Children’s Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund […]


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