Afghanistan issues a decree on women’s rights

No one can force women to marry, Taliban decided – – A woman is not wealth, but a noble and free man, said the leader of the Taliban, Khaybatullah Akhundzad. In Afghanistan, the supreme leader of the radical Taliban movement Haybatullah Akhundzada issued a special decree on women’s rights. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said this, […]

marrying children to adults, “America’s best kept secret”

“It’s often thought that child marriage is only about developing countries. Think again, it’s America’s dirtiest and best-kept secret.” So speaks Fraidy Reiss, founder of the NGO “Unchained at Last”. For the past ten years, she has been fighting to eradicate forced marriages in her country. An unknown reality, including Americans. Elle magazine lifts the […]

Texas anti-abortion law remains in effect ahead of Nov. 1 Supreme Court review

The US Supreme Court announced Friday that it would review Texas’ abortion law on November 1, with the high court refusing to suspend application of the law at the same time.– The controversial law is not immediately suspended. The United States Supreme Court announced on Friday afternoon that it would review Texas’ abortion law on […]

EAST EUROPE magazine | EASTERN EUROPE 6-8 / 2012

Eastern Europe 6-8/2012)”>- – Eastern Europe 6-8/2012Manfred Sapper, Volker Weichsel (eds.)Berlin (BWV) 2012 [= Osteuropa 6-8/2012]560 p., 15 maps, 53 ills.Price: € 32.00ISBN: 978-3-8305-3110-4 Contents and abstracts in English contents Marija LipmanDouble polarizationFull textRussia’s divided society Vladimir Gel’manCracks in the systemRussia’s Authoritarianism 2012 Richard SakwaAnatomy of a blockageFull textStandstill in the dual state of Russia […]

“They are bulldozing our rights!” – Release

Women’s rights Article reserved for subscribers –Tens of thousands of people demonstrated across the United States on Saturday to defend the right to abortion, threatened by an unprecedented offensive by Republicans, especially Texans.– Her mask and her slender grandmother’s air hide an epic fighter. Barbara Grossman, a protester among the thousands gathered on Saturday in […]

“They are bulldozing our rights!” – Release

Women’s rights Article reserved for subscribers –Tens of thousands of people demonstrated across the United States on Saturday to defend the right to abortion, threatened by an unprecedented offensive by Republicans, especially Texans.– Her mask and her slender grandmother’s air hide an epic fighter. Barbara Grossman, a protester among the thousands gathered on Saturday in […]

In Afghanistan, women alarmed by the first measures of the Taliban

Despite their “openness” promises, the Taliban announced worrying first steps for women’s rights in Afghanistan. Among them, the end of education in universities as it was known or the prohibition of sport. “Freedom, freedom”, “Resistance”. On Wednesday, September 8, as for several days, demonstrations of opposition to the Taliban were held in several cities in […]

Women’s protests in Afghanistan: women at the negotiating table

Negotiations with the Taliban? Only if women are involved and their rights are protected. We owe that to the courageous demonstrators. Afghan women protest for their rights in Kabul Photo: Reuters The courage of women is breathtaking. A good two dozen of them demonstrated for their rights in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday and […]