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.
7 Jan 15
Female leaders given skills to conceptualise and plan work on political participation and rights.
17 Dec 14
Custom often dictates that boys get an education while girls are left "one step behind", speakers at discussion events say.
1 Dec 14
Literacy rates remain poor in Nangarhar despite adult education programmes.
14 Nov 14
Why female participation in politics is so low in Nairobi’s largest slum.
31 Oct 14
Gender violence said to be rising in secure Bamyan province and falling in war-torn Helmand.
30 Oct 14
Rights activists accuse police of not taking domestic abuse seriously enough.
30 Sep 14
Show highlights failings in the justice process and provides vital information on reporting crime.
30 May 14
Protests follow police shootout with local man suspected of drug trafficking.
19 May 14
Government seems to equate headscarves with security threats posed by militant groups.
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