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Armenia: Trafficked and Exploited
The pandemic and Nagorny Karabakh conflict of 2020 have led to a steep rise in the number of Armenian victims.
Ukrainian Trident Replaces Hungarian Eagle in Country’s West
The move sparked local controversy and diplomatic protests from Budapest.
Ukraine: First Rape Trial of Russian Soldier
If convicted suspect will be put on an international wanted list and may face life imprisonment.
Tuesday, 6 December ‘22
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Belarus’ Epidemic of Public Shaming
Security services use TV confessions to spread fear and promote public self-censorship.
Donetsk: On the Road to Safety
It’s hard to bear the ongoing shelling in the east; but it’s also hard to leave.
Kherson: Aid and Intimidation Under Occupation
Residents describe how Russian forces used a carrot-and-stick approach with the local population.
Schools Struggle in Armenia’s Border Villages
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan has affected thousands of children’s right to learn.
Crimean Canal Key to its Liberation
Ukrainian strategy focuses on retaking control of vital water source that supplies the vast majority of the peninsula's needs.
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters, and Beijing ups its influence, the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.