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22 May 15
Once a husband decides to make his temporary stay abroad more permanent, there is little that wives can do to secure maintenance.
Desperation drives women to stand outside mosques asking for help. Bustan al-Qasr, Aleppo. (Photo: Salah al-Ashqar)
15 May 15
Facing the trauma of death and disappearance in Idlib.
1 May 15
“I used to daydream about my future.”
21 Apr 15
Efforts to achieve equality at provincial level still falling far short.
A woman carries her child out of their house that was struck by a shell in the Marja neighbourhood of Aleppo. (Photo: Salah al-Ashqar)
13 Apr 15
She prayed that she’d misheard and that her husband was just working late.
10 Apr 15
“This is the story of how cheap our lives are in a land ruled by money and weapons.”
10 Apr 15
Choosing sides costs young woman her old life and family connections.
25 Mar 15
Women face dangers from government soldiers as well as Islamic rebels.
A rally in Tbilisi in support of greater female participation in politics. (Photo: Regina Jegorova-Askerova)
21 Mar 15
Despite legislative reform, women are still underrepresented in a “macho” world.
19 Mar 15
"We were women brilliant and bright with colour."