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#MeToo in India: ‘Women’s rights need more than just a social media campaign’
In an interview with DW, Indian feminist V. S. Elizabeth says that although the global #MeToo movement had an impact on India, it is still restricted to the educated middle class with an access to the Internet.
A nod to Nordic walking
We all know that to walk, especially briskly, is good for our health. But did you know that adding a set of walking poles to this exercise regime can do wonders for your body?
Just ask Siew Toh Ee (photos), a UK-certified Nordic walking instructor, and she will be more than happy to tell you all about it.
‘Mary Magdalene’: A Bible story from the woman’s perspective
The Bible has long inspired films, most of them featuring male leads and mainly male casts. But the latest bucks the trend: the protagonist is neither Jesus nor his apostles but Mary Magdalene, played by Rooney Mara. Read more here
“A Silent Revolution” Pioneering Saudi women
Thanks to the courage of a few, Saudi Arabian women are now managing companies and will soon be allowed to drive cars. The documentary “A Silent Revolution” showcases Saudi Arabia’s female movers and shakers. Elizabeth Grenier talked to director Danya Alhamrani and producer Dania Nassief.
Date20.03.2018 | 15:16
From waste to fashion
Tofu is delicious and many Indonesians love tofu. But the waste from tofu production can lead to water pollution. These women from Yogyakarta are transforming waste into clothing. Read more here
Date20.03.2018 | 15:15
Palestinian women embroider for emancipation
A decorative cloth for some, a sign of resistance for others. All the aspects of “tatreez” come to light in Fatima Abbadi’s latest photo series. Read more here
Date20.03.2018 | 15:12