Bushra escaped from Iraq, but she and her family had been stuck in a makeshift shelter at Berlin’s former Tempelhof airport. Now pregnant, the mother of five is worried about raising her new baby in an emergency shelter. However, she's gotten some good news.
In the villages of Indonesia, teens often have limited access to family planning due to misconceptions about birth control and cultural taboos. Photographer Sonia Narang met women, like 19-year-old Wadianti, who became mothers much younger than they anticipated.
According to women’s rights groups, the conflict in east Ukraine has triggered a rise in gender-based violence. In a country where sexual abuse is rarely reported, the Facebook campaign #Iamnotscaredtospeak gives silent victims a voice.
After a wiretapping scandal triggered demonstrations across Macedonia, two women began throwing paint-filled balloons at government buildings and national monuments. Now Macedonians of all ethnicities are embracing their multicolored method of protest.
Polygamy was outlawed in Turkey 90 years ago, but the practice has been gaining in some areas, fueled by the influx of Syrian refugees. Activists say the government is not doing anything about it.