Islam provides women with education rights, financial independence, unilateral divorce, and guarantees their dignity, and the Taliban should follow these principles if they are sincere.
The film is vying for awards at the Cannes festival, held on the French Riviera, which runs until July 17.
We look at a visionary project in capital Vienna that exemplifies how the city is trying to make urban space more inclusive, and how female architects and designers are driving the change.
Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al Hathloul, who was released after 1,001-day detention last month, filed an appeal against a restriction on her to travel outside Saudi Arabia.
Turnout is uncertain for the Alpine country's first such protest in 28 years, but supporters vow to make their views clear at train stations, offices and other public sites during the morning commute.
The UN human rights office says the Saudi government should ensure the women and other campaigners, who were arrested ahead of the lifting of a ban on women driving, have due process.
A life without colour, women who lived in Mosul when it was controlled by the group say. They were largely confined to their homes, not allowed to attend universities and forced to don face veils andblack clothing, residents share.
Organisers behind the Women's March are advocating for a Day Without a Woman on March 8. They are encouraging women to go on a day's strike so their absence drives home their impact on the labour force and the business community.
A series of protests were held throughout the US and major international cities against President Donald Trump's often angry, populist rhetoric.
Pakistan girl, 16, burnt alive for helping a friend to elope.
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