Sita’s face beams with happiness as she dances (picture). After enduring severe hardship, a group of Nepali girls are now on a tour performing traditional dance across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. DW takes a look at how the Maiti organization offers them aid and shelter.
Date26.09.2015 | 13:06
TagsAnuradha Koirala, brothel, exploitation, Hepatitis, Hero of the Year Award, HIV/AIDS, housemaid, India, Kathmandu, Maiti Nepal, Mother Teresa, NGO, sex trafficker, trafficker, women's rights, womensrights
It is ironic that while India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies, many Indian women are still trapped in the dark ages. Just name it – female feticide, child marriage, sexual violence, dowry, domestic slavery and abuse top gender evils. It might not necessarily be in that order.
Date24.09.2015 | 13:54
Tags#selfiewithdaughter, delhi, Female foeticide, feticide, foeticide, Gujarat, haryana, Himachal Pradesh, India, Murali Krishnan, Punjab, womensrights
Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi became the symbol of refugees’ plight. His little body found on a beach has moved many people to start giving help and support for refugees. On the other hand Charlie Hebdo’s caricature that depicts Aylan Kurdi triggered sharp criticism against the satirical French magazine. Read the comments here!
Date24.09.2015 | 12:56
Tags#CharlieHebdo, #childmarriage, #refugeeswelcome, Aylan Kurdi, Child marriage, refugee children, refugee women, refugees, satire, self-esteem, womensrights
The war in Syria has been causing a lot of casualties. But a story of a “strong baby” being born in that war-torn country can also be read in the news. Read more about it here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date24.09.2015 | 9:58
TagsAleppo, baby, cloth sanitary pad, fistula, girl gamer, Kenya, Mexico, sexual harassment, Syria, Twitch, women's rights, womensrights
As thousands of refugees keep ariving in Germany, the DW takes a look at women who undertake the long and arduous journey from their home in Syria to Europe. Many of them carry their babies or small children with them.
Date21.09.2015 | 13:58
Tags#refugeeswelcome, Agathonisi, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Horgos, Hungaria, Kos, Lesbos, Piraeus, refugee girls, refugee women, refugees, Samos, Serbia, Syria, women's rights