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22 March 2019
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Bihac/Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA – “We still risk our lives,” said Hatidza*, a 26-year-old migrant transiting through Bosnia and Herzegovina. “Last time when we tried to pass the border, you... Read more
8 March 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – In 1994, global leaders committed to achieving a better, fairer world for women.  At the International Conference on Population and Development, governments agreed that... Read more
7 March 2019
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A new report launched in Brussels on 6 March 2019 gives a detailed picture of the physical, sexual and psychological violence many women and girls have had to endure in Eastern and Southeastern... Read more
6 February 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – More than 150 million. This is the number of girls who could become child brides by 2030 if the world does not act decisively to end child marriage. On average, tens of... Read more
23 January 2019
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CHISINAU, Moldova – Irina Starciac, 46, was certain she was healthy. "I never had any symptoms that would get me worried,” she said. She was lucky, then, that her family doctor decided to screen her... Read more
18 January 2019
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CHIȘINĂU, Moldova — A school uniform. A pair of pyjamas. Work slacks and a blouse. These are just some of the clothes that women and girls in Moldova were wearing when they were sexually assaulted,... Read more
3 January 2019
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MINGACHEVIR, Azerbaijan — For two long years, Gulnar, 14, was unable to continue her education. The distance between her home in rural Azerbaijan and the nearest school was just too far. But then her... Read more
10 December 2018
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ANTALYA, Turkey — Supermodel-philanthropist Natalia Vodianova, host of the first global “Let’s Talk!” event in Antalya, Turkey, was featured in the December 2018 issue of Turkish Airlines’ Skylife... Read more
6 December 2018
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TSNORI, Georgia — Twenty-five years ago, Julietta Chkhetiani was forced to leave her native Abkhazia due to armed conflict there. She started a new life in Tsnori, a town in the Kakheti region of... Read more
29 November 2018
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SLOVIANSK, Ukraine — When Anna’s abusive husband threatened her with a knife, she knew it was time to get away. The next day, she pretended to take her children to school, but instead fled with them... Read more

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