Archive for September 7th, 2022

07/09/2022

UK Prime Minister Truss Should End Government Assault On Rights

Photo of Prime Minister Liz Truss giving an address in London

New British Prime Minister Liz Truss gives an address outside Downing Street in London after being formally appointed by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, September 6, 2022. © 2022 Kristy Wigglesworth via AP Photo

6 September 2022 — As the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss names her cabinet, she has an opportunity to halt the systematic destruction of freedoms that have been hard won over decades in the UK, and to redefine how the office of Prime Minister is viewed at home and abroad.

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07/09/2022

Afghan War Commission Should Examine US Role on Women’s Rights

The US “Afghanistan War Commission,” created in December 2021 to examine “key strategic, diplomatic, and operational decisions” the US made in Afghanistan, and to develop “lessons learned and recommendations for the way forward,” is beginning its work.

One priority should be to examine US government pledges on women’s and girls’ rights in Afghanistan.

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