Women | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




21 Nov 16
Steps include increasing female representation and reaching out to civil society.
An Afghan woman weaving a rug. (Photo: Heidi Agostini)
15 Nov 16
Female entrepreneurs argue they could achieve much more with extra governmental assistance.
14 Nov 16
Female workers have little access to public sector jobs in northeast province.
Child marriage remains rampant in the north of Afghanistan. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
7 Nov 16
Tribal elders say that most girls are married off before the age of 14.
IWPR interviewed dozens of women about their experiences of domestic abuse. (Photo: Eric Kanalstein/UNAMA)
7 Nov 16
Suspects exploit disorder to escape to insurgent-controlled areas to evade justice.
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.