Thanks to the Bus Rapid Transit system in Peshawar, 23-year-old student Mah Jabeen said she had been able to continue her master’s degree — keeping alive her dreams of becoming a botanist.
The decree by the Taliban's hardline leader Hibaitullah Akhunzada even suggested women shouldn't leave their homes unless necessary and outlines a series of punishments for male relatives of women violating the code.
For Muslim women in India who are often abused online, it is an everyday risk, even as they use social media to call out hatred and discrimination against their minority community.
It’s 7pm and I’m walking through a park. The sun has set, so I stick to a lit pathway and keep a trained eye on the trees for any sudden movements. I am a 32-year-old woman who is afraid of the dark, and I’m angry about it. The moment is intensified