Featured stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
18 May 2015
17 May 2015
16 May 2015
Sonita Alizadeh is now living and going to school in the US, and she’s still making music about social justice in Afghanistan.
In response to a sexist outburst by a ranking government official, young women have started posting selfies with the hashtag #WrinkledWoman while scrunching up their faces to lampoon the remark.
13 May 2015
Arzu Geybullayeva calls on Western leaders to speak out on political prisoners in Azerbaijan as the country prepares to host the European Games.
7 May 2015
Last week, we reported that a journalist had succeeded in preventing a Chechen teenager from being married against her will. It now appears the marriage will go through, after all.
1 May 2015
How an independent Russian journalist averted the forced marriage of a 17-year-old Chechen girl to a high-ranking, 57-year-old police official.