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Namibia Flores. (Photo: Vice Sports)
23 Aug 16
It’s too late for the 2016 Olympics, but hope remains that the sport will be officially accepted.
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.
Afghan National Police cadet during target practice at the shooting range of the Kabul Police Academy. (Photo: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
19 Aug 16
Numbers of female officers have grown, despite social prejudice.
Women’s photojournalism course in Farah City, Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by HMC Josh Ives/Flickr)
Investigation
16 Aug 16
Women are being prevented from pursuing careers in journalism.
A woman carrying a child walks past Aleppo’s fire station. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
16 Aug 16
It's hard to look away when the violence seems endless.
A mother carries her sick son for a treatment at a clinic in Farza, Afghanistan. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
16 Aug 16
Corrupt staff reported to exhort money and beat up vulnerable patients.
Afghan farmer prepares poppy bulbs for harvest in a field near the city of Kandahar. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images)
15 Aug 16
Officials report that large numbers of women are choosing to end their marriages.
Women walk amidst the rubble of Aleppo’s al-Maadi neighbourhood. (Photo: Bara al-Halabi)
9 Aug 16
The chronicle of a day drenched in blood.
Afghan girls practice martial arts at a gym for women in Kabul. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
31 Jul 16
Prejudice and scarce resources mean that few have the opportunity to play, let alone compete.
Sales assistants in Afghanistan are traditionally male, but attitudes are changing. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
29 Jul 16
Female shop assistants are defying tradition – and bringing in extra business.

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