German-born supermodel Claudia Schiffer stood at the pinnacle of the fashion world during modeling’s golden age. It was a chance encounter in a disco that allowed the shy German to be introduced to the world.
Date24.08.2017 | 14:26
TagsBrigitte, Claudia Schiffer, Coco Chanel, Elle, Ellen von Unwerth, Karl Lagerfeld, Paris, supermodel
Located in Marrakesh the project Pikala Bikes runs a bicycle training center for teens and young adults. There they learn how to restore, repair and maintain a wide variety of bicycles. Moreover this project offers a chance for girls and young women to develop themselves. DW spoke to Cantal Bakker, the director of Pikala Bikes.
Date16.08.2017 | 19:31
Tagsbike, biking, Cantal Bakker, Casablanca, Education, girls' rights, Marakesh, morocco, patriarchy, Pikala Bikes, Rabat, women's rights
Ashle Skaftouros is a phenomenon. After meeting the founder of Kangamama, you simply cannot forget her. She is the poster child of a beautiful African woman. Her a little crazy, a bit cheeky, but always inspiring attitude causes a shift in the atmosphere around her. At least, this is the impression I got when I first encountered her many years ago. She stood out as someone who was destined to make a difference in her world.
Date29.07.2017 | 11:50
Tagsafrica, Ashle Skaftouros, empowering women, handycraft, Kangamama, knitting, Sarona Wolter, South Africa