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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.

Opinion | It’s time for North Caucasian men to stop trying to put women ‘in their place’

Tradition and religion need not preclude an active role for women in society.

Opinion | It’s time for North Caucasian men to stop trying to put women ‘in their place’

By Lidiya Mikhalchenko

Tradition and religion need not preclude an active role for women in society.

Voice | The bitterness of the Kvankhidatli salt — the women salt miners of Daghestan

In the mountain village of Kvankhidatli, women recall ‘going to the salt’ since the beginning of the 20th century.

Voice | The bitterness of the Kvankhidatli salt — the women salt miners of Daghestan

In the mountain village of Kvankhidatli, women recall ‘going to the salt’ since the beginning of the 20th century.

Georgia took ‘no steps’ for women’s empowerment in 2 years for EU AA

A group of leading civil society organisations have been assessing the government’s progress in its 2017-2020 EU Association Agenda.

Georgia took ‘no steps’ for women’s empowerment in 2 years for EU AA

A group of leading civil society organisations have been assessing the government’s progress in its 2017-2020 EU Association Agenda.

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