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.
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.
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.
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