Women's Rights

Afghan Girls Defy Taliban Ban on Education with Secret Schools

Girls in Afghanistan are bypassing the fanatical Taliban’s cruel ban on education for young women by attending secret schools, some of them run by female teachers — an occupation the Taliban also banned after President Joe Biden’s disastrous withdrawal two years ago.

Afghan school girls attend their classroom on the first day of the new school year, in Kab

Taliban Bans Beauty Salons in Afghanistan

The Taliban regime on Monday ordered hundreds of beauty salons across the country to close by the end of July, marking the Islamist regime’s latest offense against the rights and dignity of women in Afghanistan.

A Taliban fighter walks past a beauty salon with images of women defaced using spray paint

Socialist Lula Takes Brazil Out of International Pro-Life Declaration

Socialist convicted felon Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the current president of Brazil, removed that country this week from the list of signatories to the Geneva Consensus Declaration, a global document originally signed by 32 countries opposing abortion as a form of family planning and affirming the inherent “dignity and worth” of human life.

Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks during a meeting with governors and le

Taliban Unveils First ‘Indigenously Built’ Car

The Taliban cannot keep the people of Afghanistan fed and clothed without massive international humanitarian aid, which they might not be getting for much longer if they keep oppressing women, but somehow the junta found time and resources to design and build a prototype “supercar” called the Mada 9.

Taliban fighters stand guard in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 26, 2022. Recent Taliban

U.N. Suspends Some Afghanistan Programs After Taliban Bans Women from Working

The United Nations announced on Wednesday that it has suspended certain “time-critical” activities in Afghanistan to protest the Taliban edict barring women from working for non-governmental organizations (NGOs.) Such organizations are heavily involved in delivering food and medicine to the large number of displaced, impoverished, and oppressed people in Afghanistan.

Afghan female university students walk on their on way back home past a private university