Women | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




A Kyrgyz woman in traditional wedding dress. (Photo: Katie Putz/Flickr)
21 Feb 17
Women left to raise children on their own with no support from their ex-husbands.
Nangarhar University graduates. (Photo: UNAMA News/Flickr)
14 Feb 17
Lack of representation means that women find it even harder to access justice.
12 Feb 17
Gender violence, poverty and associated social problems fuels widespread mental health problems.
An Afghan midwife student examining a pregnant woman at the Bamiyan Provincial hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
9 Feb 17
Community care has massively reduced maternal mortality.
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.
A member of the Afghan Air Force stands in the doorway of a hangar in Kandahar. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
31 Jan 17
Social prejudice and limited facilities makes life tough for the handful of female students at the country’s aviation academy.
Afghan girls look through a window of a classroom in Kabul,. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
30 Jan 17
Women are still routinely disrespected and even abused for giving birth to baby girls.
A family displaced due to shelling in Aleppo in al-Ferdaws neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
25 Jan 17
A family refuses to leave their village during a regime incursion.
An Afghan woman carries a child in downtown Herat, Afghanistan. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
23 Jan 17
When men take multlple wives, the emotional cost can be enormous.
An elderly lady resting in Aleppo, Al-Klasah before she resumes a long journey home. (Photo: Salah al-Ashqar)
22 Jan 17
An army incursion brings death and destruction.