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Read our latest brief on the Iranian protests.
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Commissioned by Malala Fund, this Monash University report describes the current dire situation for women and girls in Afghanistan and how international actors can protect and uphold women’s rights and security.
The death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman, while in the custody of Iran's “morality police” in Tehran sparked anger worldwide.
Women marched in cities including Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Paris, London and Melbourne to express solidarity with Iranian women.
Amini's tragic death on 16 September, 2022, tells the grim picture of how Iran’s rule requiring women of all religions to wear headscarves has taken a toll on a woman’s life.
In the first six months of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan since taking power in August 2021, the rights of women and girls were swiftly wiped away, and their conditions changed dramatically.
Since Russia began its war against Ukraine more than 100 days ago, hundreds of instances and reports have emerged of sexual violence being used against civilians in areas under Russian control.
A Different Lens, Episode 26: While it is easy to dwell on the darker elements of contemporary global politics, we should all remember that positive change is also afoot, writes Katrina Lee-Koo.