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Female Artist in Libya – How art paints the way in the country

Takwa Barnosa (left) – with Namibian entrepreneur Zodidi Jewel Gaseb – discusses her work

Two years ago, the 19-year-old Libyan artist Takwa Barnosa founded an art foundation in her traumatized homeland. She explains to DW what she seeks to achieve with it.

Date

28.06.2017 | 10:02

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“Can the media uphold gender equality and diversity in an age of great uncertainty?”

This was the topic of a panel discussion I attended at the Global Media Forum that was recently held in Bonn, Germany.

Featuring four female panelists and a male moderator, the discussion covered everything from the Women’s March on Washington and the use of social media to communicate women’s narratives that are not  published by the mainstream media in certain countries, to female quotas in the workplace and the UN’s sustainable development goals to achieve equal rights for women.

Date

27.06.2017 | 14:38

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Berlin government to ban sexist advertising on billboards

On the picture: “Don’t look – rent”

Berlin’s government wants to ban sexist ads across the city after three districts set out similar plans. Advertisers say the issue is irrelevant, but local politicians say misogynist advertising influences children.

Date

21.06.2017 | 13:58

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