Child marriage is still legal in Indonesia. It sounds provocative and cannot be denied. That it is legal can be seen clearly when the Constitutional Court declined suit against child marriage filed by women and children rights activist in June 2015.
Date19.08.2016 | 13:50
TagsChild marriage, children's rights, Indonesia, Tunggal Pawestri, violence against girls, women's rights
Date17.08.2016 | 15:08
TagsAngela Merkel, chancellor, Donald Trump, European Union, Germany, Hillary Clinton, Ines Pohl, president, sexual assault, sexual harassment, USA, women's rights
Every year, hundreds of women in India are attacked and even murdered after being accused of being witches. DW travelled to India’s eastern state of Jharkhand to take a closer look at what could be behind this often fatal superstition.
Date16.08.2016 | 15:04
TagsAdivasi, Assam, Bodo, Hajong, India, Jharkhand, Rabha, Violence against women, witch hunt, witchcraft, women's rights
Iran is holding numerous women in jail on political charges. They include human rights activists, journalists, artists and simply engaged citizens.
Date16.08.2016 | 14:17
Tagsactivist, Bahareh Hedayat, Fariba Kamalabadi, feminism, Homa Hoodfar, Iran, Narges Mohammadi, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Reyhaneh Tabatabaei, women's rights, Zahra Rahnavard
In a country where daughters are locked up and music is frowned upon by fundamentalist extremists, Negin Khpalwak is determined to become Afghanistan’s first female conductor.
Date10.08.2016 | 15:55
TagsAfghanistan, Discrimination, female conductor, girls, girls' rights, Negin Khpalwak, women's rights