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If a Random Girl Approaches You and Starts Acting Like Your Friend in Public, Play Along – Here’s Why

It just may save your life, or hers. We all grew up knowing that you shouldn't talk to strangers but it is no news that...

How Zarifa Ghafari, One of Afghan First Female Mayors Fled The Taliban

One of Afghanistan's first female Mayors, Zarifa Ghafari, escaped Afghanistan with her family, days after the Taliban took over the government.  Ghafari was a very...

Taliban Instructs Afghan Women To Stay At Home

The Taliban has instructed working women in Afghanistan to remain at home in the guise of ensuring their safety.  According to the spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid...

Afghanistan: Women Surviving Warlords

Is anyone else worried about the women and girls in Afghanistan? Of course not. That’s over there somewhere, as Western arms vaguely point to...

Afghanistan: The Evaporation of Hope

I was sitting across from the school principal in her office, a woman who was considered modern as she wore jeans, when a girl...

Niloofar Rahmani – “Don’t Believe The Taliban”

Niloofar Rahmani, the first female air force pilot in Afghanistan, has warned international communities not to believe the Taliban's lies about protecting and respecting...

Taliban Kill Woman Barely 24 Hours After Promising To Respect Women’s Rights

Barely 24 hours after the Taliban organized a press conference promising to respect the rights of women, a young woman was killed and left...

The Taliban “Promises” to Respect Women’s Rights

On Tuesday in Kabul, the Taliban held its first official press conference since the hostile takeover of cities. This press conference is the group's...

Nicki Minaj and Husband, Kenneth Petty Are Being Sued by Sex Assault Victim

In 1995, Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty was convicted of attempting to rape a woman, Jennifer Hough. Today, Nicki Minaj and her husband, Kenneth...

Taliban’s New Rules on Women in Afghanistan

The Taliban has recently imposed fresh restrictions on women following the withdrawal of the United States of America's troops from Afghanistan.  The Taliban, which refers...

Sex Workers Engaged in Activism Most At Risk of Violence

A recent investigation has found that sex workers who engage in any form of activism or take part in advocacy are often most at...

Benchboy Productions INC. Presents Broken Vows: Stories of Separation

The multi-award-winning feature-length documentary BROKEN VOWS: Stories of Separation takes you into the lives of women, their personal stories, and tales of those caught in the crossfire of...

Afghanistan Women’s Rights at Huge Risk as the Taliban Gains More Control

A recent report by The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has revealed that the Taliban's rapid territorial gains may put Afghanistan women at a huge...

The Czech Republic Set to Compensate Roma Women Who Were Forcefully Sterilized

The president of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman has recently signed a bill enacting the compensation of Roma women who were illegally sterilized without...

Financial Costs of Gender-Based Violence in the EU

When we speak of the effects of gender-based violence, we often base our analysis on the emotional, psychological impacts on the victims and the...

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