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Women's rights


8 Oct 15
Women fleeing domestic violence in Khost currently have to throw themselves on the mercy of police or community elders.
Women's rights discussed in Kabul, August 30, 2015. (Photo: IWPR)
15 Sep 15
Rising divorce rates may indicate that women are increasingly aware of their rights, although the law is restrictive and unevenly applied.
4 Sep 15
Khost has an abysmal record on on upholding equal opportunity rules in local government.
26 Aug 15
Some want positive discrimination to start reversing male domination of public life.
Women walk among the rubble of al-Maadi neighbourhood, Aleppo. (Photo: Baraa al-Halabi)
28 Jul 15
A mother forges a strong relationship with her son in the face of divisive family politics.
The market in Gidel, in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Picture from 2012. (Photo: Ilona Eveleens)
11 Jun 15
Local reporters contribute to making shows relevant, and “listener groups” help make sure they are.
5 Jun 15
Simply venturing out onto the streets has become an ordeal for women in Islamic State-controlled city.
5 Jun 15
Despite security worries, a young women insists on going to university.
Women evacuating their houses after an airstrike on the Ansari neighbourhood in Aleppo. (Photo: Baraa al-Halabi)
2 Jun 15
A women fleeing an airstrike is confronted by an Islamic State militant.
21 May 15
Prostitution abroad and "labour enslavement" at home are the commonest forms.