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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.
(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.

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