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The eco crisis lurking in your wardrobe

Sustainable fashion is becoming more mainstream thanks to eco-friendly fashion bloggers and industry heavyweights doing their bit. But the turbo consumerism of the fast fashion phenomenon remains a serious problem.

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18.09.2018 | 11:37

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A Muslim beauty blogger is challenging discrimination in Myanmar

Win Lae Phyu Sin,19-year-old beauty blogger from Myanmar wears her hijab with pride and is busting stereotypes with her videos.

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17.09.2018 | 12:06

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Guarding the border between India and China

© Apoorva Agrawal

Women have now shouldered equal responsibilties with men, and this is quite evident in the Indian security forces. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force is the last of the Central Armed Police Forces to induct women officers in combat roles after the government first allowed it to enroll them in 2016.

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14.09.2018 | 11:06

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Wearing tradition – thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp

Thanaka, a paste that has been used for centuries to protect skin from the sun, is traditionally applied in swirls to the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women. Itʹs a custom female refugees in Bangladesh are keen to preserve.

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28.08.2018 | 15:22

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Abortion in Argentina – A taboo under the lens

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.

   

 

 

 

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13.08.2018 | 10:05

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Culinary delights at the florist

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.

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28.07.2018 | 14:16

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Riot Days: Pussy Riot’s acts of defiance

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.

Date

17.07.2018 | 13:47

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