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OP-ED: Afghanistan’s brave women:  Don’t...

OP-ED: Afghanistan’s brave women: Don’t...

Esam Sohail

Sat, Jul 10 2021

All the incremental progress made since 2002 after the defeat of the Taliban stands to be erased

UNDP, NHRC jointly launch programs marking...

UNDP, NHRC jointly launch programs marking...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 8 2021

The programs aim to encourage positive transformations on perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors of youth,...

Shah Rukh Khan takes a moment to admire...

Shah Rukh Khan takes a moment to admire...

Showtime

Tue, Oct 13 2020

SRK admits that his female co-stars work harder than him, yet remain known as nothing more than ‘Shahrukh’s...

Seminal feminist punk band Bikini Kill...

Seminal feminist punk band Bikini Kill...

Showtime

Sat, Jun 8 2019

The band is back, reuniting to spread their message of empowerment and equality, protesting violence...

Kashmir's Muslim clerics to focus on...

Kashmir's Muslim clerics to focus on...

South Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

Local Muslim leaders said they wanted to use the holy month to highlight the challenges facing women...

Women and children repression cases...

Women and children repression cases...

Law & Rights

Fri, Sep 7 2018

The rate has dropped from 0.5% in 2016

Saudi princess Vogue cover sparks anger...

Saudi princess Vogue cover sparks anger...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 2 2018

An image on the cover of Vogue Arabia of a Saudi princess behind the wheel

‘Let’s climb’: 82 women hold landmark...

‘Let’s climb’: 82 women hold landmark...

D2

Sun, May 13 2018

82 women represented the number of female directors whose films have competed at the festival since it...

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive...

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive...

Middle East

Wed, Sep 27 2017

The decision risks riling religious conservatives and is part of the government's major reform drive,...

Saudi Arabia allows women into stadium...

Saudi Arabia allows women into stadium...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 24 2017

The events are part of the government’s Vision 2030 reform programme launched two years ago to diversify...

Shakti Foundation  gets Microsoft YouthSpark...

Shakti Foundation gets Microsoft YouthSpark...

Bangladesh

Sat, Feb 18 2017

Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women has been awarded with Microsoft YouthSpark grant for their...

Kumaratunga: Sri Lanka war widows face...

Kumaratunga: Sri Lanka war widows face...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 15 2017

At least 100,000 Sri Lankans lost their lives during the conflict that saw horrific abuses by both...