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Women's rights


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.
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.
Zainab Fayez, the only woman serving as a prosecutor in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar. (Photo courtesy of Z. Fayez)
13 Jan 18
Women face uphill battle to access justice.