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.
22 Jun 16
Experts say that traditional beliefs can constitute another form of gender violence.
26 May 16
Event hears how gender discrimination continues to be perpetuated.
18 May 16
Locals say that only outside intervention can help reduce abuses.
4 May 16
Disturbing trend sees mothers driven to desperate measures.
26 Apr 16
Experts warn that the situation has been getting worse, not better.
13 Apr 16
Event hears how male family members are the ones empowered to make decisions.
13 Feb 16
Event hears that summary justice is often meted out by ad hoc courts.
12 Feb 16
''It’s like a cage. I wish men could also be trapped like this so that they would understand how much we suffer.''
3 Feb 16
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