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Women are being forced to give birth ‘alone’ in post-lockdown Armenia

Across Eurasia, women have reported mistreatment that defies World Health Organisation guidelines – and national policies.

Women are being forced to give birth ‘alone’ in post-lockdown Armenia

By openDemocracy

Across Eurasia, women have reported mistreatment that defies World Health Organisation guidelines – and national policies.

Abkhazian HR Commissioner condemns torture, ethnic discrimination, and domestic violence

Human Rights Commissioner Asida Shakryl delivered her office’s scathing 140-page report to Parliament.

Abkhazian HR Commissioner condemns torture, ethnic discrimination, and domestic violence

Human Rights Commissioner Asida Shakryl delivered her office’s scathing 140-page report to Parliament.

Body of young woman exhumed after appeal to Kadyrov

Local residents have claimed the 23-year-old was beaten to death by her husband, a claim dismissed by local state TV.

Body of young woman exhumed after appeal to Kadyrov

Local residents have claimed the 23-year-old was beaten to death by her husband, a claim dismissed by local state TV.

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.

Giving birth in a toilet: New report criticises Georgia’s psychiatric facilities  

The report from Georgia’s Public Defender states that psychiatric facilities across the country do not adequately address women’s reproductive health.   

Giving birth in a toilet: New report criticises Georgia’s psychiatric facilities  

The report from Georgia’s Public Defender states that psychiatric facilities across the country do not adequately address women’s reproductive health.   

ECHR rules in favour of journalist Khadija Ismayilova over sex-tape articles

The European Court of Human Rights ordered the Azerbaijani Government to pay Ismayilova €6,000 in costs and compensation.

ECHR rules in favour of journalist Khadija Ismayilova over sex-tape articles

The European Court of Human Rights ordered the Azerbaijani Government to pay Ismayilova €6,000 in costs and compensation.

Voice | The women on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic

Three women employed in women-led fields share their experiences of life and work in a pandemic.

Voice | The women on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic

Three women employed in women-led fields share their experiences of life and work in a pandemic.

Georgian doctor accused of sexually harassing quarantined woman 

Women’s rights group Sapari said the male doctor carried out unnecessary checks and touched his patient inappropriately. 

Georgian doctor accused of sexually harassing quarantined woman 

Women’s rights group Sapari said the male doctor carried out unnecessary checks and touched his patient inappropriately. 

Azerbaijani woman attempts to take her own life after outcry over ‘vagina poster’

A criminal case was started for ‘incitement to suicide’ with several feminist activists and journalists being questioned. 

Azerbaijani woman attempts to take her own life after outcry over ‘vagina poster’

A criminal case was started for ‘incitement to suicide’ with several feminist activists and journalists being questioned. 

Women’s Day protest goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Police used violence towards the protesters and detained around dozen of participants.

Women’s Day protest goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Police used violence towards the protesters and detained around dozen of participants.

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