A profound social and cultural transformation continues, despite a sustained assault on political freedom.
Wave after wave of protest has shown what freedom of expression really means.
Many repressive laws have been repealed – but progress is slow.
Activist groups struggle to overcome lack of legislation or state support.
State encouraging more female participation in country’s military.
Entire territory currently only has safe accommodation for a maximum of four women.
Campaigners warn that government statistics showing no rise in abuse do not reflect reality.
The state of emergency has now been extended indefinitely.
IWPR’s Liberated_T video highlights problem of social blindness amid the pandemic.
Abuse soars during lockdown, but facilities to address the problem lag far behind.