Monday, August 29, 2016

Her Story

Afghan rapper "Paradise" in a screen grab from "Rebel Beats," a short documentary film by RFE/RL Afgnan Service Correspondent Omid Marzban.

RFE/RL Afghan Service correspondent prepares to premiere his documentary about Afghan woman rapper.

RFE/RL Afghan Service correspondent prepares to premiere his documentary about Afghan woman rapper. More

Reporting Women

Screen grab from short documentary "Ignoring Me" about support for children with dyslexia in the Czech Republic.

Video Journalist Finds Disrupters In Czech Dyslexia Education

As part of her fellowship with the Czech Bakala Foundation, a former RFE/RL multimedia intern cast her lenses on the support system for dyslexic children in Czech schools and the advocates calling for change. More


Photogallery The State Of Mothers

Photographer Anastasia Kulagina and journalist Sofya Shaidullina discovered an unrecognized state in Russia: mothers of disabled children who are fighting a silent battle for their kids' rights. Unable to get adequate help from the government, they found their own institutions and charitable foundations. How? The authors spent 18 months documenting these women’s efforts.

Video Scarred By Acid, Pakistani Women Find Support At Beauty Salon

Noreen Jabbar's estranged ex-husband threw acid in her face two years ago. Like hundreds of Pakistani women who have endured similar attacks, she suffered disfiguring scars. But Noreen and many other victims of violence have received medical care and job training, all thanks to a local entrepreneur.

Photogallery At Work And Play On International Women's Day

RFE/RL correspondents across the region shared photos taken on International Women's Day, observed on March 8. They show the diversity of women in their communities as they carry out jobs ranging from military service to copying the Koran or herding cattle -- or as they simply relax and play football.

Video Kyrgyz Activists Demand Justice For Victims Of Violence

Kyrgyz activists protested in Bishkek on March 4 to demand that authorities take action in several high-profile cases of alleged sexual abuse. Members of a human rights group said that crimes against women in the country are often ignored by police. (RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service)

Podcast: Heard It From Her

Greece--Refugee and migrant women line up as they wait to receive food distributed by Greek Red Cross at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, March 2, 2016.

Telling the stories of women refugees.

In this episode of 'Heard It From Her,' we spoke with Serbian journalist Jasmina Lazic, who visited a refugee camp in norther Macedonia to make a short documentary about the women she met there. More


Czech Republic--International Women's Day panel discussion at RFE/RL with Silvie Lauder (left) and Julie Stejskalova (right). Prague, March 8, 2016.

A Meeting Of Minds In Prague On International Women’s Day

Czech and RFE/RL journalists discussed the importance of quality reporting on women’s lives both here and in RFE/RL’s broadcast region. More

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