Tag: women

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Women in the square in Kabul. The drama of mothers at the airport

KABUL – Women are the real protagonists. Those who lead the anti-Taliban processions in the streets of Kabul, waving the Afghan flag, and those who a few kilometers away, in the airport of the capital of the new Islamic Emirate, pass their youngest children over the barbed wire to foreign soldiers: “Take them away with you”.  (more…)

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The Taliban: “Women in the government. And no burqa”. Female journalists back on air

KABUL – They are back, but they say they have changed. After twenty years, the Taliban regained power in Kabul and with them the terror they had left behind returned: violence, summary executions, repression of all freedom, women forced to wear the burqa and women’s schools closed, sports and music bandits. But “now we are different”, they say. And they try to prove it. (more…)

Employment English Featured News Updates Ontario

Ontario appoints Task Force to help empower women in the economy

Covid-19’s massive disruption to employment has had a significant impact on the economy. What is troubling is that women appear to be more affected by pandemic-related changes in the labour market than men. Ontario aims to change that.

On June 25, the provincial government announced new measures, through the creation of Ontario’s Task Force on Women and the Economy to help break down barriers women face in the economy.

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