Women's rights | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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.
Tribal justice processes are the only remaining choice for most.
17 Oct 17
Bold initiative challenges conservative prejudices.
11 Aug 17
In remote Nuristan, ancient tradition decrees that it’s female family members who have to do the heavy lifting.
8 Jun 17
Statistics showing rising numbers of female officials do not tell the whole story.
20 Apr 17
The whole concept of such shelters remains controversial in this deeply conservative country.
27 Mar 17
Without officials papers it’s impossible to vote, travel or get medical care.
22 Mar 17
The consequences of early marriage often ruin girls’ lives.
11 Mar 17
Women say they face unremitting harassment in the public sphere.
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Opinion divided over legislation that will outlaw such abuse for the first time.
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