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A woman walks in the Salah al-Din neighbourhood. (Photo: Syria Stories)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Amid the turmoil of civil war, a young woman finds herself repeating her mother's tragedy.
A woman and her daughter cross the street in front of a destroyed building in the al- Marja neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Displaced and impoverished by war, a mother-to-be desperately seeks help.
Convicts going for a walk at Kyrgyzstan's only women's prison at Stepnoe. (Photo: IWPR)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Experts say that jailing women has far-reaching societal repercussions.
Journalists working for Umma, Kyrgyzstan’s only Muslim affairs magazine. (Photo courtesy of UMMA magazine)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Women may wear hijab, but they refuse to be pigeonholed.
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Training aims to build and strengthen digital skills and institutional resilience.
A woman and her children crossing the street in front of the remains of the al-Shaar bridge. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
5 Mar 17
Sisters divided by war, with no reunion in sight.
A woman shopping for groceries. (Photo by: IWPR)
4 Mar 17
Detainees say that death is preferable to languishing in the notorious jail.
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)
Investigation
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.

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