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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.
(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.

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