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Afghan war amputees and children practice walking at the ICRC orthopaedic centre in Kabul. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
6 Apr 17
Disabled people say they face social prejudice and government inaction.
27 Mar 17
Official promises to ensure community has access to basic services have yet to be realized.
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Training aims to build and strengthen digital skills and institutional resilience.
In Bangladesh, unlike Afghanistan, third gender people have a recognised legal status (Photo: USAID)
24 Feb 17
Marginalised community faces ignorance, discrimination and abuse.
FGM is practised in three villages of the Kvareli district of Georgia – Tivi, Saruso and Chantliskure. (Photo: Aida Mirmaksumova)
2 Feb 17
State takes immediate action to outlaw practice and raise public awareness.
16 Nov 16
De facto courts flourish in areas outside government control.
21 Jan 16
Activists accuse the authorities of being unwilling or unable to ensure the rule of law.
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe. (Photo: Council of Europe)
19 Dec 15
Government taken to task for ignoring rulings by Europe’s human rights court.
Police move in to break up a large rally in Yerevan on June 23, an action that only brought more people onto the streets. June 23, 2015. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
10 Dec 15
Rights activists say the situation has got worse since the country joined a Moscow-led bloc.
4 Dec 15
Attempts to block or amend contentious bill come to nothing.