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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Afghan women in Bagh-e-Babur, Kabul (Photo: Ninara/Wikimedia)
20 Oct 16
Dedicated green space will provide opportunities to relax, socialise and run small businesses.
14 Oct 16
Female interest in driving is steadily increasing, despite prejudice and opposition.
6 Oct 16
Thousands are employed in menial and dangerous work.
Women and girls are raised to be ashamed of natural bodily functions. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
27 Sep 16
Women struggle to overcome ignorant attitudes and prejudice.
(Photo: IWPR)
26 Sep 16
Debate hears recommendations for bringing long-term stability and social justice.
Afghan women and girls can be penalised for running away from home. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
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.
A school for female students in Kandahar. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
31 Aug 16
Relentless daily harassment means many are forced to leave education early.
Capital of Ghor - one of Afghanistan’s most underdeveloped provinces. (Photo: Hassan Hakimi)
20 Aug 16
The case was so extreme that it led to a public outcry.