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25 Aug 20
Activist groups struggle to overcome lack of legislation or state support.
Ani Ovannisyan pictured near her base. (Photo: Arshaluys Mghdesyan)
27 Jul 20
State encouraging more female participation in country’s military.
Official representatives meet civil society in Gagauzia to discuss domestic violence. (Photo: Moldova government website)
9 Jun 20
Entire territory currently only has safe accommodation for a maximum of four women.
Nelly Duryan, who heads the police department that works to protect juveniles’ rights and combat domestic violence, said that there had been no increase in reports of abuse. (Photo: Armenia Polie Department)
4 Jun 20
Campaigners warn that government statistics showing no rise in abuse do not reflect reality.
(Photo: RFE/RL Kyrgyzstan)
1 Jun 20
The state of emergency has now been extended indefinitely.
Illustration by Sara Khayat.
Video
29 May 20
IWPR’s Liberated_T video highlights problem of social blindness amid the pandemic.
March protesting domestic violence, Chisinau 8 March, 2020.(Photo: Life without Violence in the Family)
27 May 20
Abuse soars during lockdown, but facilities to address the problem lag far behind.
(Photo: Freepik)
10 May 20
Activists call for government to take further action during crisis period.
IWPR’s Manual on Inclusive Journalism with a Gender Perspective
27 Mar 20
New IWPR manual aims to debunk prejudices and inspire fresh approaches.
Marsh Suliman, a Syrian refugee. (Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
International Women's Day 2020
8 Mar 20
Supporting collective individualism can drive real change.

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