women education

Taliban-led Afghan administration suspends women from universities

The Taliban-led Afghan administration's decision came as women were set to begin their end-of-semester exams.

By REUTERS
20/12/2022

Do attractive people get better grades? Signs point to yes - study

Prior to shifting to remote coursework, attractive students tended to outperform their classmates due to favoritism.

Iranian school girls rip up regime textbooks, join nationwide protests

Girls were seen removing their headscarves in mass protest when officials Iranian Ministry of Education visited schools.

Ongoing terrorist attacks disprove Taliban’s claim of peace, security in Afghanistan

Expert says Taliban can’t fight terrorism alone, need cooperation from neighboring countries

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD/THE MEDIA LINE
07/10/2022
Nikki Haley speaks during a news conference at U.N. headquarters in Manhattan, New York, U.S.

Nikki Haley to deliver keynote address for Canadian Friends of JCT’s 50th Anniversary

Haley, who was formerly South Carolina's first female governor, has spoken at pro-Israel events in the past and has garnered a reputation for her staunch support of US-Israel ties.

Some girls' high schools in eastern Afghanistan open - local officials

Most girls' secondary schools in Afghanistan have been closed since the Taliban took over in August 2021 after the group made a sudden U-turn on promises to open them in March.

By REUTERS
06/09/2022

Matan Women's Institute launches innovative weekly podcast

Current podcasts are on the Book of Devarim with new personalities each week who explore ideas from the parsha and the meaning they impart. 

How can you reduce stress levels before giving birth?

Childbirth is a big deal and can induce loads of anxiety. Here are the ways to best prepare.

By DANIEL SHARANSKY/WALLA!
12/08/2022

UN rights body seeks reversal of Taliban policies making Afghan women 'invisible'

The Taliban seized power for a second time in Afghanistan last August and critics say women's rights have since been undermined with new curbs on their clothes, movement and education.

By REUTERS
08/07/2022

Israeli mathematics team places 9th in the world

The team captain, Nogah Friedman, ranked third in the world. 

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