Kabul should reject anti-woman legislation: Rights

Afghanistan`s Parliament should reject a proposed criminal law revision that would effectively deny women legal protection from domestic violence, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Protests halt debate over eliminating `violence against women` in Afghan Parliament

A debate held by Afghanistan MPs to back up law to eliminate violence against women came to a standstill amid angry protests by traditionalists.

Afghan ministers sacked after confidence vote

Afghanistan’s parliament on Saturday voted to dismiss both the interior and defence ministers over continued cross-border shelling, according to a news report.