When nations fail to protect their women, not allowing them to take on a full role in the everyday life of society, the nations themselves fail, according to a recent story by The Economist, comparing examples from Afghanistan under the...
Euripides’ dismissal by some as a misogynist sits uncomfortably alongside his complex and sympathetic female characters. By Paul Salmond The Athenian poet Euripides was the last of the three great Greek tragedians, after Aeschylus and Sophocles -- and also the least successful. Greek tragedies were...
The Taliban announced the formation of a hardline interim government for Afghanistan on Tuesday, with some main posts taken by veterans of the militant group and their allies in the Haqqani Network, based in North Waziristan, Pakistan. A Taliban spokesman...
Desperate international efforts to get the Afghan girls' soccer team out of the country continue after the ISIS-K bombing last week cut off their route to the airport, temporarily stopping their bid to get themselves and their families out...
Afghanistan refugee Ahmad Sarmast, a descendant of a well-known music composer, had left the country of his birth and found asylum in Australia in the 1990s but returned to the war-torn country to found a music school in 2010. But...
For women and girls, the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is terrifying. It brings back memories of their brutal 1996-2001 regime.
In Greece, six women have been murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in just seven months.
It is hard to imagine that just over 100 years ago, a woman could find herself being arrested for wearing a one-piece swimsuit at the beach!
Joe Biden slammed Turkey's decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention combatting domestic violence and violence against women.