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Afghan women shop for wedding dresses in Kabul. (Photo: Natalie Behring-Chisholm/Getty Images)
7 Aug 18
More than half of all reported weddings in north east region involves a minor.
(Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
1 Aug 18
Tribal justice processes are the only remaining choice for most.
(Photo: Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)
24 Jul 18
Gunmen act with impunity in areas outside government control.
(Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
29 Jun 18
Critics argue that traditional processes undermine entire legal system.
A pro-revolution demonstration in Havana. (Photo: Yariel Valdes)
13 Jun 18
The revolution was supposed to bring equality for women but the reality is very different.
13 Jun 18
Locals accuse government of indifference.
12 Jun 18
Most cases are never reported as they are resolved by tribal elders.
Lawmaker Lena Nazaryan and Pashinyan's Civil Contract party members on stage in Yerevan's Republic Square. (Photo: Inna Mkhitaryan/4plus)
17 May 18
Female participation in the protests has not translated into political power.
20 Apr 18
Young women turn to desperate measures to escape domestic abuse.
9 Apr 18
A lack of representation has led to a vicious circle of marginalisation.

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