Women's Rights

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 leaders of the Supreme Court and the National Congress, in defense of democracy and against non-democratic acts, a day after Congress was stormed by supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Jan. …

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 rulings on Afghan women include bans on university education and working for NGOs, sparking protests in major cities. Security in the capital Kabul has intensified in recent days, with more checkpoints, armed vehicles, and Taliban special forces …

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 in Kabul on December 21, 2022. - Afghanistan's Taliban rulers have banned university education for women nationwide, provoking condemnation from the United States and the United Nations over another assault on human rights. (Photo by …

Taliban Bans Women from Amusement Parks and Gyms

The Taliban regime in Afghanistan issued an edict on Friday banning women from amusement parks and gymnasiums, purportedly because they were not obeying the extremist government’s orders to wear hijabs and remain segregated from men in public areas.

An Afghan woman exercises at a gym in Kabul on October 5, 2011. Women's rights in Afghanistan risk being forgotten as international troops withdraw and the government struggles for a peace deal 10 years after the Taliban were ousted, two charities said. Separate reports by Oxfam and ActionAid say women's …

Afghan Province Reopens Girls’ Schools Without Taliban Permission

Mawlawi Khaliqyar Ahmadzai, head of the culture and information department for the government of Paktia province of Afghanistan, said on Tuesday that high schools for girls have been reopened, without permission from the Taliban, which has suppressed education for women ever since they seized power in August 2021.

TOPSHOT - Schoolgirls attend class in Herat on August 17, 2021, following the Taliban stunning takeover of the country. (Photo by AREF KARIMI / AFP) (Photo by AREF KARIMI/AFP via Getty Images)

Taliban Orders Female TV Anchors to Cover Their Faces

The Taliban regime on Thursday ordered all female television presenters to cover their faces while on the air. The order was the latest example of the Islamist regime failing to live up to the absurdly optimistic “reform” expectations of the United Nations.

An internally displaced Afghan woman waits to receive food relief aid from the World Food Programme (WFP) in Kabul on January 13, 2015. The UN says about 782,000 people have been displaced by decades of conflict in Afghanistan.More than 130,000 individuals were recorded as newly displaced in 2014, the last …