In Mauritania, northwestern Africa, slavery is a fact of modern life. It’s estimated that 10-20 percent of the country’s 3.5 million people are still enslaved in a system rooted in ethnic discrimination. – Author: Robert Asher and Safa Faki
Date04.01.2018 | 14:52
Tagscaste, Discrimination, domestic ause, ethnic discrimination, Human rights, Mauritania, poverty, slavery, women's rights
With several countries in the Middle East in the grip of conflicts, children there are not only in danger but often miss out on schooling. Efforts are made to keep lessons going, even under dire conditions. – By Timothy Jones
Date30.12.2017 | 14:38
Date27.12.2017 | 14:34
TagsDeepika Padukone, Gauri Lankesh, Kangana Ranaut, Lipstic under my burkha, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Women talk online, women's rights
Hollywood, London, Paris, the diva lived in many cities. She was born on 27 december 1901 in Berlin and it is here that she began her career that made her world famous. A stroll in the footsteps of the German actress.
Date27.12.2017 | 13:07
Fashion is fleeting, they say. And judging from some of the creations that were sent down the runway this year (and caused a storm on social media), some of us may be glad not to see any of these trends endure.
Date22.12.2017 | 14:10
2017 to me has been a watershed moment for womanhood. Bookended by the Women’s March in January, and the snowballing #metoo movement that began in October (and which continues to unmask sexual predators across almost every field of work), women have shown their refusal to back down for simply being, themselves. – By Brenda Haas (Ed.: Marjory Linardy)
Date19.12.2017 | 15:21
In Manipur, India, there is a market run by and for women called the Ima Keithel. It is over 100 years old and is one seldom area of society where women call the shots.
Date15.12.2017 | 14:15