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Why Child Marriage Persists In Mexico

A dozen young women gather in a community center in Coatecas Altas. It doesn’t take long for them to talk about the pressures of marrying at a young age.

The Dangers of Forcing Gender Equality in Afghanistan

The idea of supporting measures that expand gender equality seems like an easy call. But, as one Afghan woman's story shows, bolstering the ranks of women in security forces in a country like Afghanistan is…

Femicide The Rallying Cry For Families Of Girls Killed In Guatemalan Orphanage Fire

Lawyers claim the disaster that killed 41 girls at the San José Pinula children’s shelter reflects wider state failings on the protection of women in Guatemala.

Women are Dying in Turkey

On a quiet November evening in 2014, Eda Okutgen left her apartment in the coastal Turkish city of Izmir and ran for her life. She didn’t get far.

Turkish Women Rising

Turkish women risk peril in demanding their rights. One particular group refused to keep quiet, catapulting the fight for women’s rights into the spotlight.

‘You Cannot Have Peace If You Don’t Listen to Women’

Burundian activist Marie Louise hopes to help stop the bloodshed in Burundi, a country teetering on the edge of genocide.

‘Fake news’ fuelled civil war in Burundi. Now it’s being used again

Exiled journalists tell of how decades of balanced post-conflict reporting is being dismantled by President Nkurunziza.

Why Turkey won’t say the G-word when it comes to the Armenians

Most Turks and their government do not believe that the events of 1915 — known by Armenians as the Armenian Genocide — were genocide.
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