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Peaceful gathering in Almaty of local feminist activists. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR)
12 Nov 19
Women who fight back often end up serving stiff prison sentences.
24 Oct 19
The church, politicians and even medical professionals often oppose the procedure.
18 Sep 19
With no legal provision for self-defence as a mitigating factor, women who kill their relatives are almost always found guilty.
Women walk through Azerbaijan's capital Baku. (Photo: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)
16 Aug 19
Female reporters routinely intimidated by blackmail, sexual assault and harassment.
In honour of Nowruz, the main street of the city is closed to pedestrians. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
Photo Essay
5 Apr 19
Amid the festivities, issues of integration and representation remain.
Women of Al-Namrood planting trees for International Women's Day. (Photo: Abdulla al Ahmad/IWPR)
Project Highlight
1 Apr 19
Powerful gesture brings volunteers together to launch empowerment campaign.
Police clash with women marching on the International Women’s Day in Baku. (Photo: AzadliqRadiosu)
Comment
28 Mar 19
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
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.

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