After 10 months of negotiations, the United States and the Taliban have reached an agreement to end their conflict in Afghanistan. That was the easy part.
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Presidential candidates Selma Elloumi Rekik and Abir Moussi want to fight against creeping fundamentalism that has threatened Tunisian women’s freedoms.
Polls show President Trump losing women voters by huge margins, presenting his reelection campaign with a massive hurdle to overcome.
Sindh province in Pakistan is taking an important step toward ending abuse and discrimination against women agricultural workers.
Does U.S. risk turning a chance for success in Afghanistan into a shameful failure? It could be dragged back into the conflict at a far greater cost.
Gender equality in Iran continues to suffer for religious reasons. HRW called for the release of women detained on grounds of an Iran women stadium ban.
Perhaps it’s time to decriminalise South African sex work as anti-prostitution laws are compromising safety of women and efforts to end HIV in South Africa.
Tulsi Gabbard’s run for Presidency is inscribed in America’s search for a female president underpinned by openness to gender equality.
Gulalai Ismail is among Pakistan’s best-known women’s rights crusaders. The military has disappeared her for two months, showing Pakistan democracy perils.
The Iranian judiciary should release three women labor activists and a journalist who are still in jail two months after they were detained.