Women | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




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.
A woman in Aleppo’s Seif al-Dawla neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
7 Oct 16
Despite the danger, it was impossible to leave everything behind.
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.
A woman searches for her child among dead bodies in Aleppo. (Photo: Salah al-Ashqar)
10 Sep 16
When the regime attacks, tragedy is never far away.
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.
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.