ARR 563 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


ARR 563

 Investigative journalist and IWPR contributor Mohammad Hassan Hakimi. (Photo: IWPR)
IWPR Afghanistan
19 Jan 17
IWPR contributor praised for fearless work exposing corruption and abuses.
The standard penalty for a serious crime is for the offender’s family to part with a girl, who is given to the victim’s family. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Suhaila Ahmadi
17 Jan 17
Campaigners hail progress in efforts to end ancient practice.
An Afghan woman tries to keep warm while waiting in line for food distribution aimed at widows in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)
Zarghona Salihi
16 Jan 17
Penal code allows men to claim extenuating circumstances in cases of so-called honour killings.
Mohammad Hamid Hashimi
13 Jan 17
Debate hears of “staggering” amount of damage caused to the system.
A former drug addict at the Sanga Amaj Drug Treatment Center in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Sodaba Ahrari
12 Jan 17
Experts say a major reason is the influence of a husband or other male authority figure within the family.
Afghan women wait in line to be treated at a health clinic in Kalakan, Afghanistan. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Pazhman Pazhohish
11 Jan 17
Campaigners say that women are routinely victimised and subjected to traumatic and invasive tests.