UNITED NATIONS, Sep 28 (IPS) – When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan during 1996-2001, the United Nations was engaged in a losing battle for women’s rights.And that battle was occasionally led by two senior female UN officials, one of them working for a UN agency providing humanitarian assistance inside unfriendly Taliban territory.Read the full story, “When Taliban Ministers Avoided Eye Contact With Senior Female UN Officials”, on globalissues.org →