Category: Women

“88% of minor girls are forced to marry by their families”

MONITORING (SW) – One year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, an economic crisis, crippling drought and new restrictions have shattered girls’ lives, excluding them from society and leaving them hungry, with a quarter showing signs of depression, according to a new report by Save the Children.

Pakistani religious scholars optimistic about Afghan girls’ education

MONITORING (SW) – A delegation of Pakistani religious scholars who returned home on Friday after “fruitful” meetings with top Afghan and Pakistani Taliban leaders in Afghanistan expressed hope that the Afghan girls will soon be allowed to attend schools in their country, reported Geo news.