Women's rights | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Female reporters routinely intimidated by blackmail, sexual assault and harassment.
Amid the festivities, issues of integration and representation remain.
Powerful gesture brings volunteers together to launch empowerment campaign.
State repression means that something as simple as a call for gender equality cannot be tolerated.
More than half of all reported weddings in north east region involves a minor.
14 May 14
Despite law change, underage girls are still being married off in rural communities.
7 May 14
Authorities struggle to bring prosecutions for what many still view as a legitimate cultural practice.
10 Apr 14
Women take the wheel in Mazar e-Sharif despite conservative social attitudes.
13 Mar 14
“Since Karzai has done nothing for women, he had nothing to say,” argues one critic.
28 Feb 14
They say their taxes are now paying clerics yet they still aren’t allowed to attend public prayer.
25 Feb 14
Anti-government rallies small, but analysts still see them as significant.
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