Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
Officials accuse campaigners of politicising the issue to suit their own agenda.
Equality legislation is not matched by social attitudes – or state support.
Erdogan accused of courting “conservative cults” with controversial move.
As we celebrate achievement, we remember that there is much more to do.
The country’s social, legal and political systems are all built along patriarchal lines.
The Islamic scholar using religious jurisprudence to fight for gender justice.
International organisations have urged Chisinau to act against discriminatory discourse.
The pace of change has proved deeply disappointing to those campaigning for women’s rights.
A profound social and cultural transformation continues, despite a sustained assault on political freedom.