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Women's rights


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.
Afghan women often remain excluded from their legitimate inheritances. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
A combination of ignorance and willful neglect means female relatives are often excluded.
Hacks de Vida (Life Hacks) is a guide to better understanding online gender violence in Latin America and how to support those who face it.
27 Mar 18
Publication includes a dozen key tips for digital security trainers.
Project Highlight
9 Mar 18
Reporters thanked for tackling critical and sensitive subject.
Community centre for Islamic education in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: UN Women/Rena Effendi)
19 Feb 18
Complaints that communal bodies exclude female voices from organisation roles.
Audience at the Latin American Digital Media and Journalism Forum in Mexico City. (Photo: IWPR)
24 Jan 18
Event hears how regional outlets fail to properly cover vital issues.
Afghan women take part in an embroidery workshop in Kandahar. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
13 Jan 18
Women face uphill battle to access justice.
24 Nov 17
Locals complain that minimal resources and poor security are excluding female students.