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Participants of the National Forum in Tajikistan, dedicated to women entrepreneurship in the country. (Photo courtesy of AsiaPlus news agency)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
Numbers of female entrepreneurs are growing, despite still facing challenges.
Rana Abdulrazaq, an activist from Kirkuk, northern Iraq. (Photo: IWPR)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
One blogger’s mission to convince Iraqi women to follow their dreams.
Istabraq Sabah Al-Zubaidi, one of IWPR's female champions. (Photo: IWPR)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
Reaching out to inspire women and help shape public opinion.
Rano is a seamstress by trade, but now works at a café in Tashkent. She said she has a guaranteed wage and likes her work. Rano is officially registered at work, which guarantees her an above minimum pension. (Photo: IWPR)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
A market provides a microcosm of part-time, seasonal or informal employment.
Armenian minister for health Arsen Torosyan. (Photo: Government of Armenia website)
12 Feb 20
Critics argue that the burden would not be equally spread.
(Photo: UNFPA Kazakhstan)
28 Jan 20
Although youngsters are having sex, they are clueless about protecting themselves from unwanted pregnancies or disease.
Krylya Origami band with Ashot Danielyan, on the right. (Photo courtesy of A. Danielyan)
13 Dec 19
Conservative values and censorship means that artists and performers are tightly regulated.
A young mother holds her child in Tbilisi. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
6 Sep 19
Sociologists and mothers believe that the time has come to break their silence over debilitiating condition.
Nikoloz Datunashvili spends hours every day walking to collect water. (Photo: IWPR)
20 Aug 19
Despite millions spent by the state and international donors, there is still poor access to proper sanitation.
Animal identification carried out by the National Food Agency. (Photo: Zviad Asanishvili)
14 Aug 19
Regulation remains a challenge in a country of small producers.

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