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
By day, Waseem sells cell phone accessories. By night, he is a female party dancer. But being a cross-dresser in Pakistan is not without risks. AP Photographer Muhammed Muheisen captured the struggle in pictures.
Date30.06.2018 | 14:58
With Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum provides insight into how the artist constructed her iconic persona. Here are a few of the items on show.
Date19.06.2018 | 14:24
Tagsartist, female artist, Frida Kahlo, Guatemala, Guillermo Kahlo, Making Her Self Up, Mexico, women's rights
What is it like to tie the knot in an overcrowded refugee camp? Shofika and Saddam are Rohingya refugees who fled their village in Myanmar and now living in Bangladesh.
Date19.06.2018 | 10:36
Tagsbangladesh, conflict, Cox's Bazar, Kutapolong, married, Myanmar, Quran, refugee, Rohingya, Wedding
Super Kabaddi League was held in Lahore, the capital city of Pakistan’s Punjab province. There were teams of different cities across the country in this league. On the occasion, women Kabaddi also played in a ceremonial match.
Date16.05.2018 | 19:13
The second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day in many countries. The feminist Ann Jarvis initiated it in the US in 1907 to honor her mother. But being a mom is a risk for many women all over the world.
Date12.05.2018 | 14:31
TagsAfghanistan, africa, China, East Africa, Education, malnutrition, mother, Mothers Index, poverty, Save the Children