Can Muslim women and men pray together as equals? In Berlin, a liberal mosque housed in a Protestant church just opened. Many people are pleased, but not everyone. DW’s Sabine Kinkartz reports.
Date17.06.2017 | 13:36
Tagsactivist, Berlin, faith, Germany, Ibn Rushd-Goethe Mosque, muslim, Sabine Kinkartz, Seyran Ates, women's rights
Mrs. Rosalind Ho, my English teacher in lower secondary school, passed away in mid-April this year.
I last saw her some 28 years ago, when I completed my secondary education. Seeing her obituary reignited memories of my teenage years, underscoring the indelible mark she left on me personally and professionally.
Date06.06.2017 | 11:43
Women have always featured in the news, at times as commodities, sometimes as art. But it is still rare for an immigrant woman to become the talk of the town for her entrepreneurial debut and leadership skills.
Date16.05.2017 | 7:53
Tags#empowerwomen, Aneela Zaib, Canada, debarati mukherjee, Education, Immigrant, Pakistan, women's rights
I think I’d be hard pressed to find anyone who’s never had the jitters at a job interview. There you are facing a panel of stern HR people, your head a hodgepodge of “correct answers” to their potential general knowledge questions, your CV read, reread and proofread to perfection, your clothes striking the right balance of professionalism and comfort…
Date18.04.2017 | 14:11
Tags#sexism, Brenda Haas, job interview, kebaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malindo Air, sarong, sarung, VietJet, women's rights
Many women have provided a rich source of inspiration for young scientists – both male and female – down the years. They’ve made remarkable discoveries, often despite ingrained sexism within their chosen field.
Date28.03.2017 | 12:41
TagsAda Lovelace, Dorothy Hodgkin, Elizabeth Blackburn, gender bias, Jande Goodall, Marie Curie, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Rosalind Franklin, science, women's rights, womentalkonline
#Beboldforchange. This is the motto of this year’s International Women’s Day. The motto itself suggests that change is not something which can be made easily. Are we the ones who boldly need to make the change? Or do we just have to boldly accept changes? What does making bold changes entail?
Date08.03.2017 | 19:01
Tags#Beboldforchange, Australia, Bhutan, Germany, India, International Women's Day, Malaysia, nepal, USA, women's rights, womentalkonline
My dad was downstairs watching the news, and I was upstairs pacing back and forth, dreading the very request I was about to ask: “Pa, can I try out for the high school basketball team?”
Date08.03.2017 | 16:46
Tags#sport, Asian-American, minority rights, Philippines, sports media, USA, womensrights, womentalkonline