The sudden Taliban seizure of Afghanistan last week shook the entire world. The Taliban have taken control of Afghanistan, almost 20 years after being ousted by a US-led military coalition. However, days after the fall of capital city Kabul, nations were hurriedly evacuating their diplomats and citizens, leaving behind two decades of work and investments. The images and videos of the desperate Afghan nationals trying to flee the country were surfacing the internet.
While the Taliban has vowed to respect women’s rights 'within the bounds of Islamic law', many remain skeptical. Here is what women around the world think about this.
In other news, MJ Akbar, the former editor and union minister who was accused of sexual harassment by several women in 2018, has joined WION, an English TV news channel run by Zee Media. Women personalities came forward to react to this.
Recently, a Sessions Mumbai court observed that the husband having sex with wife against her wishes not illegal. Singer Chinmayi Sripaada commented on this.
Radio station Red FM Mumbai and its radio jockey Malishka Mendonsa aka RJ Malishka were drawn into controversies after a video of her with other women staffs dancing with roses in hand became viral in the internet. This happened before starting the interview with the Olympian Neeraj Chopra. Many slammed it as cringe-worthy.