Women’s sport in Afghanistan? Not a natural thing! But the women in this club fight bravely against oppression - with foil and epée.
Controversy has broken out over an Indian anti-terror body's investigation of inter-faith marriages for "love jihad." There are claims that women are being lured to join terror outfits. Murali Krishnan reports.
Around two-thirds of girls in Afghanistan are not in school, according to a Human Rights Watch report. Despite improved access to education, security concerns and social stigma keep most girls out of the classroom.
Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan have been elected to the prestigious UN Human Rights Council. But experts say these countries have a dismal rights record and their election to the body is condemnable.
Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border to stop militants from crossing over. Experts say that deep cultural ties between Afghan and Pakistani Pashtuns will render the move ineffective.
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