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New York [US], June 24 (ANI): Amid the plummeting humanitarian and economic conditions, women and girls in Afghanistan are being deprived of their most basic human rights -- employment and education, speakers told the Security Council on Thursday, as they examined the restrictive policies of
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Peshawar [Pakistan], May 14 (ANI): Women from the tribal areas of Pakistan, formerly governed under the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) agency, face a life deprived of basic education and healthcare, and bound by socio-cultural taboos, a media report said.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], April 21 (ANI): Ever since the Taliban took control of Kabul in mid-August last year, the right to education, especially for girls, has been a major concern as the Islamic outfit has time and again flouted the basic human rights in Afghanistan.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
New York [US], March 22 (ANI): Amidst a "profound crisis" facing access to basic human rights in Myanmar, the UN's top rights official on Monday said that hundreds of localized armed resistance groups have now formed across the country, triggering "widespread violence in areas that were prev
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], February 24 (ANI): The Western countries run the risk of legitimising the Talban by holding talks with it even though the outfit has trampled basic human rights and indulged in violence, said a media report.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New York [US], January 30 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday urged the Taliban to both recognize and uphold the basic human rights that belong to every girl and woman.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Central government on a petition seeking directions to provide stringent and severe punishment for offences against transgender persons.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], December 15 (ANI): A senior UN rights official has emphasised that respect for fundamental rights and freedoms by authorities in Afghanistan is critical to ensuring stability in the country.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Kochi (Kerala) [India], November 2 (ANI): Kerala High Court on Tuesday declined to interfere in the habeas corpus petition filed by 22-year-old woman Anupama S Chandran, former SFI leader and daughter of a CPI (M) local leader, seeking a directive to the police to produce her one-year-old so
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], September 16 (ANI): Contrary to the promises made by the Taliban of respecting human values, the group continues to violate the basic human rights of media personnel as they are being harassed, tortured, and killed.
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], August 21 (ANI): Oscar-winning actor Angelina Jolie joined social media giant Instagram in order to use her enormous reach to speak about the turmoil in Afghanistan and amplify voices of people fighting for their "basic human rights" across the globe.
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the Chief Secretary, Government of NCT Delhi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Land & Development Office, Government of India, DG, CPWD, and Delhi Commissioner of Police to take