Analysts say Pakistan made a power move by sending a female minister to talk shop with the all-men government of Afghanistan.
“It’s time our workplace legislation was redrafted to finally and properly acknowledge that half the population are women.”
Groups are hiring new staff and amping up efforts on social media to try and reach a new generation online.
The encrypted chat app published “easy” detailed instructions to help anyone set up a proxy server to help Iranians.
Iranian authorities blame the “enemies of Islam” for nationwide demonstrations but the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody has galvanised a generation.
Mahsa Amini, 22, fell into a coma and died after being rounded up by morality police in Tehran and “re-educated” for not complying with the modesty law.
A former apprentice geisha has shocked Japan with allegations of sexual assault and coercion.
Dozens of girls protested after their brief return to education was cut short by local Taliban leaders.
The incident was reportedly sparked by young women going on hunger strike over living conditions at the institution.
Salma al-Shehab, a PhD student who normally lives in Leeds, northern England, was handed what rights groups say is the longest sentence ever to be given to an activist in Saudi Arabia.
A year after they seized power, the Taliban is plagued by internal arguments about what an Islamic government in Afghanistan should look like, and girls’ education is the biggest casualty.