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Women in burqas walk in front of the ruins of Darulaman Palace in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
18 Apr 17
Groundbreaking project showcases women’s achievements in a male-dominated industry.
Up to a quarter of the Tajik population are labour migrants, almost all men. Women back in Tajikistan are left to take care of their families. (Photo: Adil Nurmakov/Flickr)
30 Mar 17
Many men find new partners while working abroad, leaving families at home without support.
Afghans wait for treatment at a clinic near Kabul. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
29 Mar 17
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of death for Afghan women, but there is little public awareness of the disease.
A female inmate peers out the front door as she waits to be released from the women's prison in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Investigation
28 Mar 17
Prisoners say they are harassed by police officers and justice officials alike.
27 Mar 17
Without officials papers it’s impossible to vote, travel or get medical care.
An elderly woman rests in the Aleppo neighbourhood of Kallaseh before continuing on her way home. (Photo: Syria Stories)
11 Mar 17
A family's homecoming turns sour.
A workshop with Georgian, Ossetian and Abkhaz activists and journalists in Istanbul. (Photo: IWPR Caucasus)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Platform helps activists and writers from conflict regions come together.
Two women walk through the al-Shaar neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatieh)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Where is the space for a woman to mourn the loss of her friend?
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Three stories give a rare insight into a side of Syria often absent from the news.
Afghanistan has introduced legislation banning the harassment of women and children. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Opinion divided over legislation that will outlaw such abuse for the first time.

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