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A shelter in Bamiyan province cares for battered women. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
2016 Women's Day
8 Mar 16
The government, the international community and local advocacy groups all come in for criticism.
​A street cleaner begins her working day at half past three in the morning outside the parliament building in Dushanbe. (Photo: Lidia Isamova)
2016 Women's Day
8 Mar 16
Long before dawn, women spread out through the capital city armed only with twig brooms.
Activists demand the adoption of a new law on domestic violence. (Photo: Photolure)
2016 Women's Day
8 Mar 16
Few survivors speak out and convictions for such abuses are rare.
Lawmakers attend a meeting of parliament. (Photo: Anaid Gogoryan)
2016 Women's Day
8 Mar 16
Fears that prohibitions will lead women to seek illegal procedures that could be extremely dangerous.
A memorial in Kfar Nabel honouring the town’s fallen citizens. (Photo: Damascus Bureau)
2016 Women's Day
8 Mar 16
How do you celebrate under the risk of constant bombardment?