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Georgia’s women farmers battle a changing climate

As women start to take a new role in Georgia’s agriculture, climate change threatens their accomplishments. 

Georgia’s women farmers battle a changing climate

By Tamuna Chkareuli

As women start to take a new role in Georgia’s agriculture, climate change threatens their accomplishments. 

Voice | ‘I left prison with a double stigma — I was a convict and HIV-positive’

Tamuna Gakhokidze, 37, is HIV-positive woman from Tbilisi who speaks about her diagnosis, about stigma, as well as how she discovered her diagnosis and learnt to live with it.

Voice | ‘I left prison with a double stigma — I was a convict and HIV-positive’

Tamuna Gakhokidze, 37, is HIV-positive woman from Tbilisi who speaks about her diagnosis, about stigma, as well as how she discovered her diagnosis and learnt to live with it.

Voice | ‘Just give me back my children’

Chechen tradition dictates that children of divorce belong to the man and his family. Jamilya shares her story of being separated from her children.

Voice | ‘Just give me back my children’

Chechen tradition dictates that children of divorce belong to the man and his family. Jamilya shares her story of being separated from her children.

Women banned from swimming pool in Daghestan’s Kaspiysk

The ban led to outcry from many women in Daghestan, and a legal challenge has been mounted against it.

Women banned from swimming pool in Daghestan’s Kaspiysk

The ban led to outcry from many women in Daghestan, and a legal challenge has been mounted against it.

Giving birth to someone else’s child: surrogacy in Armenia

For some in Armenia, surrogacy represents the last chance to have a family — but for surrogate mothers it can be a difficult experience.

Giving birth to someone else’s child: surrogacy in Armenia

By Armine Avetisyan

For some in Armenia, surrogacy represents the last chance to have a family — but for surrogate mothers it can be a difficult experience.

Voice | ‘I did all these things so that the women would not lose hope’

Vafa Naghi tells the story of how she left behind a promising career to return to her village and help its women gain their independence.

Voice | ‘I did all these things so that the women would not lose hope’

Vafa Naghi tells the story of how she left behind a promising career to return to her village and help its women gain their independence.

Is there a place for women in local government in Nagorno-Karabakh?

Not a single woman was elected to Stepanakert’s Council of Elders, and the numbers were just as low throughout Nagorno-Karabakh.

Is there a place for women in local government in Nagorno-Karabakh?

By Anahit Danielyan

Not a single woman was elected to Stepanakert’s Council of Elders, and the numbers were just as low throughout Nagorno-Karabakh.

Voice | ‘I have finally accepted myself’ — an Ingush woman’s coming-of-age tale

For one Ingush woman, growing up in Ingushetia meant struggling with ‘restrictive’ traditions.

Voice | ‘I have finally accepted myself’ — an Ingush woman’s coming-of-age tale

For one Ingush woman, growing up in Ingushetia meant struggling with ‘restrictive’ traditions.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

Voice | ‘I have a child, a house, and a business, why on earth would I wash your socks?’

Keti Tomeishvili, 48, from Vani, spent 14 years working abroad to support her family, before coming home and starting a successful business.

‘I keep silent and put up with it’ — surviving domestic violence in Armenia

Despite a new law being passed to tackle domestic violence in 2018, women’s rights groups say not enough is being done.

‘I keep silent and put up with it’ — surviving domestic violence in Armenia

By Armine Avetisyan

Despite a new law being passed to tackle domestic violence in 2018, women’s rights groups say not enough is being done.

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