Abortion is prohibited in Argentina. In 2012, abortion was made legal only in the case of rape or threat to the woman’s life. Even so, around half a million women undergo the procedure every year. Three photographers are portraying these women in a project designed to spark debate in the country.
Date13.08.2018 | 10:05
Tagsabortion, Argentina, catholic, Catholic church, Guadalupe Gomez Verdi, Kirchner, Lea Meurice, Lisa Franz, taboo, women's rights
With summer hovering in the air over Europe, it’s time to talk about flowers. We know they can look pretty and smell fragrant, But what of their taste? Plenty of species add a kick and a punch in the kitchen.
Date28.07.2018 | 14:16
Tagscalendula, carnations, Chamomile, Dandelion, gladioli, lavender, Nasturtiums, pansy, women's rights
Members of the feminist punk group have been sentenced to 15 days in prison after a pitch invasion during the World Cup final in Russia. We look at some of their most high-profile protests to date.
Date17.07.2018 | 13:47
TagsMaria Alyokhina, Nadya Tolokonnikova, pussy riot, russia, Vladimir Putin, Winter Olympics, women's rights, World Cup final, Yekaterina Samutsevich
Unique facial and body markings are used across the Horn of Africa to enhance female beauty, although some are more controversial than others.
Date16.07.2018 | 10:09
Tagsafrica, Arabian Peninsula, Djibouti, Horn of Africa, North Africa, Ramadan, Somalia, south asia, tattoo
Women’s Protest Working Group (WPG) demands justice for victims and calls for security and protection for all women and children in Uganda. They organized a women’s protest march on June 30th, which went ahead despite the police’s initial refusal to grant a permission.
Date14.07.2018 | 19:47
The women of the Apatani tribe, which lives in the Ziro valley of Arunachal Pradesh, India have a unique tradition. They wear large nose plugs and face tattoos. But contrary to popular assumptions of face piercing and tattoos, the Apatani women do not use them for reasons of beauty.
Date09.07.2018 | 12:55
TagsApatani, Arunachal Pradesh, dignity, identity, India, large nose plugs, tattoos, tradition, women's rights, Ziro valley
In 1946, a French engineer came up with a scandalous new piece of clothing for women: the bikini, strips of cloth that revealed more than they hid on the beach and in the pool.
Date03.07.2018 | 13:27
Tagsbikini, France, Hollywood, James Bond, Micheline Bernardini, Pierce Brosnan, tanga, Ursula Andress, women's rights