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Taliban Orders Women in Afghanistan to Be Covered From Head-to-Toe While in Public

Taliban leadership in Afghanistan ordered all Afghan women to wear all-covering clothing in public on Saturday.

The new decree, reported by ABC News, says women should only leave the house when necessary and that dress-code violations may lead to male relatives facing jail time. The order follows one issued by Taliban leadership last month, making it so women couldn’t travel alone—which has since been ignored to an extent, per ABC. 

Maya Angelou and Sally Ride to Become First in Series of Women Who Will Be Honored on U.S. Quarters

The United States Mint has announced that Maya Angelou and Sally Ride will be the first two women honored as part of the American Women Quarters Program, which will commemorate the accomplishments and contributions of 20 prominent woman in American history by putting them on the back of quarters, New York Times reports.

NASA names its DC headquarters after its first Black female engineer

From this point forward, NASA’s Washington DC headquarters will be known as the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters, named after the agency’s first Black female engineer. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the change today. Continue reading NASA names its DC headquarters after its first Black female engineer

Van Cleef Unveils Beautiful Complicated Watches For Men And Women

Van Cleef & Arpels specializes in women’s jewels, but each year at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) it translates its jewelry expertise into watches combined with creative complications. This year was no exception as the company presented a number of exceptional timepieces led by the Lady Arpels Planétarium for women and the Midnight Heure d’Ici & Heure d’Ailleurs for men.

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