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In remote Nuristan, ancient tradition decrees that it’s female family members who have to do the heavy lifting.
All parties urged to respect non-combatants and observe the rules of war.
Event hears that serious measures are needed to deal with the shortfall.
The power vacuum in the neighbouring state has Tajik analysts worried.
Event hears how government and insurgent forces alike routinely abuse civilians.
27 Sep 16
Women struggle to overcome ignorant attitudes and prejudice.
26 Sep 16
Debate hears recommendations for bringing long-term stability and social justice.
22 Sep 16
Forced marriage and domestic violence are fuelling the phenomenon.
9 Sep 16
Police urged to investigate rumours that vulnerable minors are at risk.
8 Sep 16
Officials say this reflects wider issues of gender inequality.
31 Aug 16
Relentless daily harassment means many are forced to leave education early.
20 Aug 16
The case was so extreme that it led to a public outcry.
19 Aug 16
Numbers of female officers have grown, despite social prejudice.
16 Aug 16
Women are being prevented from pursuing careers in journalism.
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