Karolin Klüppel, a Berlin-based photographer, travelled to the Indian State of Meghalaya to capture one of the world’s rare matrilineal tribes through her photographic lens.
Date04.08.2015 | 12:27
Tags#BecauseIAmaGirl, #IndianWomen, cleanest village in Asia, empowering women, girls' rights, God's own Garden, India, Karoline Klüppel, Khasi, Kingdom of Girls, Mädchenland, matrilineal society, Meghalaya, women's rights
Is it possible to be a Ph.D student at that age? Some reader asked that question when they read about the 15-year-old girl Sushma Verma. On the other hand, other readers congratulated her. Is your comment chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week? See here!
Date03.08.2015 | 17:02
Tagsempowering girls, empowering women, female minister, friendship, girls, love and relationship, relationship, stereotypes, women in leadership, women's rights
Another gang rape happened in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh just a week after similar incident took place. Read the story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date03.08.2015 | 13:33
Tagsasia, bangladesh, Chibok, Dhaka, domestic worker, female genital mutilation, FGM, gang rape, Hong Kong, Indonesian literature, Nigeria, Obama, rape, women's rights
Till a year ago, she could not have ever imagined that she would be working in a minefield every day, strapping on 25 kilograms of equipment to search for the very explosives that used to give her nightmares as a child. Today, though she can identify 10 different types of mines just by sight and, over time, the minefield has become familiar territory.
Date24.07.2015 | 15:17
Tags#heforshe, Afghanistan, deminer, girls' rights, humanitarian deminer, landmine, Norwegian People's Aid, NPA, Tajikistan, women's rights, womensrights
Scilla Elworthy Ph.D., Councillor of the World Future Council and founder of the Oxford Research Group and Peace Direct, was the one of the first women to publish a report on female genital mutilation that led to the World Health Organization campaign to eradicate the practice. Three-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, she recently published her latest book “Pioneering the Possible – Awakened Leadership for a World that works” and is certain that a different future for all of humanity is possible, if humans wake up.
Date24.07.2015 | 14:22
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, Nobel Peace Prize, Oxford Research Group, Peace Direct, Rising Women, Rising World, Scilla Elworthy, World Future Council, World Health Organization