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A workshop with Georgian, Ossetian and Abkhaz activists and journalists in Istanbul. (Photo: IWPR Caucasus)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Platform helps activists and writers from conflict regions come together.
Two women walk through the al-Shaar neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatieh)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Where is the space for a woman to mourn the loss of her friend?
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Three stories give a rare insight into a side of Syria often absent from the news.
Afghanistan has introduced legislation banning the harassment of women and children. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Opinion divided over legislation that will outlaw such abuse for the first time.
A Kazak bride and groom celebrate in Astana. (Photo: Neyran Elden/Flickr)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Men see taking extra and unofficial ‘wives’ as a sign of social prestige.
A woman walks in the Salah al-Din neighbourhood. (Photo: Syria Stories)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Amid the turmoil of civil war, a young woman finds herself repeating her mother's tragedy.
A woman and her daughter cross the street in front of a destroyed building in the al- Marja neighbourhood. (Photo: Hussam Kuwaifatiyeh)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Displaced and impoverished by war, a mother-to-be desperately seeks help.
Convicts going for a walk at Kyrgyzstan's only women's prison at Stepnoe. (Photo: IWPR)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Experts say that jailing women has far-reaching societal repercussions.
Journalists working for Umma, Kyrgyzstan’s only Muslim affairs magazine. (Photo courtesy of UMMA magazine)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Women may wear hijab, but they refuse to be pigeonholed.
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Training aims to build and strengthen digital skills and institutional resilience.