A year after the return of the Taliban, women’s prospects are increasingly bleak

Posted in: 07/25/2022 – 12:51 Since August 15, 2021, the Taliban have taken control of Afghanistan. On the political front, religious fundamentalists have established the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, which applies Islamic law in a strict manner. Women have seen their rights eroded dramatically. From our correspondent in Kabul, Women’s rights are on the decline … Read more

Beating video revives debate on violence against women

Posted in: 06/15/2022 – 19:02 For four long minutes, the women were badly beaten by a group of men. The scene takes place on June 10 in a restaurant in Tangshan, Hebei Province, northeast China. The attack, filmed by CCTV, has reignited the debate about violence against women in China. The scene was filmed by … Read more

“We are the last to resist.”

Posted in: 05/25/2022 – 19:11 On May 19, female presenters and journalists still working for Afghan television were ordered to “cover their faces”. Our Observer, an Afghan TV presenter, explains how she has to deal with this new decision and how journalists are resisting a Taliban bent on “wiping women from society”. The Taliban’s Ministry … Read more