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It's a scandal that in 2013 women still risk death by stoning in 15 countries. Incredibly, that number is now set to rise.
To remove chemical weapons from a war zone will be an unprecedented feat if successful – and equally without parallel if it goes wrong
Protests are important, but the crucial battle might be better fought at the mall – or on Facebook
Our latest survey of gender experts reveals tectonic changes in attitudes three years after the Arab Spring
A group of journalists from across the Arab world took part in a journalism training course titled 'Reporting Women' in Beirut.
Veteran photojournalist says Syrian civil war could last 10 years, but outsiders have to be there to report and photograph the horrific scenes of death and destruction
From the story of a Mauritanian teenager who was a slave from the age of four, to the impact of natural disasters in coming years, take a look at what we're reporting on this week
Reuters photographer Mohammad Salem tells Maria Caspani how he got access to a wedding between a 15-year-old boy and his 14-year-old bride
The breakthrough on Iran-US relations is all to the good but there is a long road to go yet, says Dan Smith of International Alert
UN negotiators are in race against time to finalise deal – children’s lives depend on it
Fashion 4 Development harnesses the power of international fashion brands to promote sustainable economic growth, create jobs, nurture design talent and preserve traditional skills and cultural heritage around the world
Kuwait's award-winning artist, Shurooq Amin, paints taboo subjects despite death threats, censorship
Detention centres can have a serious impact on the mental health of asylum seekers, experts say in the latest edition of Forced Migration Review
Why does the international community intervene in some conflicts and not others, and what are the laws governing such interventions?
After promising in his election campaign to promote women’s rights and equality, Iran’s new president has sent mixed signals with his early senior appointments, but rights activists will keep pushing for more public posts for women
Signs of progress at the Stockholm conference but there are key areas where more must be done to meet the challenges of a growing global population
From India's rape trial to the age-old prostitution debate to poverty and disease in Africa, take a look at what our correspondents will be reporting on this week
The international movement, which began in Ukraine and uses the semi-naked body as a political weapon, is in hot water again as a documentary reveals it had been run by a man of questionable repute
From the war in Syria, to gang culture in the UK, to the rights of women and children from India to Guatemala, take a look at what our journalists are reporting on this week
Although a western military intervention in Syria now looks almost inevitable, its purpose and scope remain obscure