The Quran calls for women to dress modestly, though interpretations as to what that means vary. Here an overview of the most common types of clothing worn by Muslim women.
Date08.02.2018 | 14:37
Tagsabaya, burqa, chador, Gulf States, Hijab, Iran, muslim, niqab, Quran, Salafi, saudi arabia, women's rights
Three Nigerian-American women have made history by becoming the first team from Africa to qualify for Olympic bobsled. The trio of former runners have come a long way since building their first self-made sled.
Date08.02.2018 | 13:16
Kalash people live in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, in the northern part of Pakistan, tucked away in three valleys. Anam Gill visited them.
Date30.01.2018 | 11:11
TagsAlexander the Great, Anam Gill, Chillum Joshi Festival, Chitral, culture, Human rights, Kalash, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo launched the global Women, Peace and Security Index which measures women’s well-being in 2017 by assessing factors such as inclusion, justice and security in 153 countries and covering more than 98 percent of the world’s population.
Date18.01.2018 | 13:44
TagsAfghanistan, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Finland, Iceland, Iraq, Mali, Norway, Pakistan, Peace and Security, Peace Research Institute, Slovenia, spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, women
Saudi Arabia has announced it will allow women to get a driver’s license without permission of a legal guardian. Learn about some other milestones women in the Islamic kingdom have reached through the years. – By Carla Bleiker
Date13.01.2018 | 15:59
Thoughtful, provocative, chic: Shehzil Malik’s new aesthetic seeks social transformation in a conservative, male-dominated society — sometimes by deliberately flaunting social conventions. – Author: Farhad Mirza
Date13.01.2018 | 14:29
An open letter signed by over 100 celebrities, among them Catherine Deneuve, in the newspaper Le Monde has caused an uproar in France, where stars are divided about the role of the #MeToo and #BalancetonPorc actions. – Author: Courtney Tenz
Date11.01.2018 | 11:54
Tags#BalanceTonPorc, #MeToo, Brigitte Lahaie, Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Millet, Emma De Caunes, Florence Darel, Ingrid Caven, Isabelle Adjani, Ségolène Royal