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The only way to save Afghanistan is with the solidarity of progressive, democratic and secular forces, writes Malalai Joya.

Whistleblower Frances Haugen has called out Facebook and its sister site Instagram for exacerbating body image and mental health issues in teenage girls, writes Janet Parker.

The Taliban are hunting down women’s rights activists in Kabul. Yasmeen Afghan files this account of one such activist who is now underground.

Domestic and family violence shelters with good connections to communities have fared better in the lockdowns, writes Markela Panegyres.

The extent to which the ruling class will go to protect those accused of sexual violence is on full display in the case of the PM's treatment of the former Attorney General Christian Porter, argues Markela Panegyres.

Supporters of abortion rights turned out across the United States in protest against laws in Texas and Mississippi that effectively outlaw most abortions, reports Barry Sheppard.

R&B singer R Kelly's conviction on racketeering and sex trafficking is a victory for Black girls and women, who have not been listened to in sexual assault cases, writes Malik Miah.

Civil disobedience and stay-at-home strikes continue in Kabul against the Taliban regime, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Selay Ghaffar Solidarity Party of Afghanistan

In this exclusive interview, Marcel Cartier speaks with Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for the leftist Solidarity Party of Afghanistan.

As the Taliban unleashes its terror campaign in Afghanistan, thousands of people have taken action in solidarity with Afghan women across the globe. Rachel Evans reports.

Since the Taliban occupation, women have largely stay at home because they are scared of being beaten and humiliated by the Taliban for just being women, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

Jacqueline Kriz reports on a forum discussing the limits of the justice system in delivering justice to victims/survivors of domestic and family violence.

Yasmeen Afghan reports that after the Taliban announced only boys and male teachers should resume their studies and work, children began posting pictures holding placards with slogans against the unofficial ban on girls' education.

The Taliban converted the secretariat of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs to the Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice on September 17, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

It’s been one month since the fall of Kabul, writes Yasmeen Afghan. People live in constant fear, government employees have not been paid, and most people are out of jobs, especially Afghan women.

An international online campaign celebrating Afghan women’s traditional dress has started after the Taliban introduced a strict dress code for female university students, reports Yasmeen Afghan.

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