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.
8 Oct 15
Women fleeing domestic violence in Khost currently have to throw themselves on the mercy of police or community elders.
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.
28 Jul 15
A mother forges a strong relationship with her son in the face of divisive family politics.
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.
2 Jun 15
A women fleeing an airstrike is confronted by an Islamic State militant.
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