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23 Feb 15
One woman’s continued support for revolutionaries in the Syrian city of Idlib.
19 Feb 15
Despite the dangers, many women shun trained medical help during childbirth.
26 Jan 15
Problem of young domestic workers and middlemen stealing from clients has become widespread.
25 Nov 14
New initiative aims to reduce mortality rates in remote parts of the province.
22 Nov 14
Its backing for a female presidential candidate last year helped win new supporters.
10 Nov 14
Trainer wants girls in care to realise they don’t have to “stay at home and do the washing”.
The incidence of reported crimes against women is rising. (Photo: Flickr/Marius Arnesen)
9 Jun 14
Activists say their major achievement to date is making women aware that they do have rights.
15 May 14
As foreigners leave Helmand, women producing handicrafts say skills will be lost unless new markets can be found.
Entrance to Kabul's Badam Bagh prison for women. (Photo: Mina Habib)
27 Jan 14
Some of the inmates are there just for fleeing their homes.

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