women’s rights

The better half

Mar 11,2018 – JORDAN TIMES – Ali Kassay When my better half and I came to sign our marriage certificate, I wanted to include in it a clause giving her equal right of divorce, which women do not have in Sharia courts. I was almost universally declared a certifiable lunatic […]

Karzai under fire on Afghan women’s rights

  KABUL — President Hamid Karzai’s US-backed government is under fire this International Women’s Day, accused of selling out on Afghan women’s rights as it tries to woo the Taliban into peace talks. Lawmakers, rights organisations and analysts say that the Afghan leader, by endorsing an edict calling women second-class […]