International community slams Taliban bar on female staff
08 January 2023 | 8:58 am
Women and girls have been largely excluded from public life in Afghanistan since the Taliban seized power in August last year. Many women have not been allowed to return to their jobs. The Taliban banned women from all universities last week.
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The West African nation has been rocked by deadly protests in support of an opposition politician who's been accused of rape. Young people seem to have lost trust in the government and are demanding change, experts say.
The social media influencer and self-described misogynist failed in his attempt to seek release on bail. Romanian courts have previously described him as a flight risk.
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Romanian officials have forwarded charges against divisive online influencer Andrew Tate for trial. He is accused of human trafficking, rape and forming a criminal gang.
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