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After shedding IS, Mosul embraces makeover

A beautician arranges products for sale at an aestethic clinic in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on October 30, 2018.For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime.

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21.12.2018 | 15:20

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Afghan beauty parlours are a sanctuary for city women

The photos in the window promise much: languorous, kohl-rimmed eyes and bright, bold nails — but once you enter the beauty parlours of Kabul, it becomes clear the images outside are a pale reflection of the vibrant reality inside.

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18.12.2018 | 11:53

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Young Russian fashion designers take inspiration from history

In her workshop in a Moscow attic, Maria Andrianova is using a sewing technique she learnt from elderly women in the forested Karelia region of northwestern Russia.

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15.12.2018 | 14:44

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Wedding traditions around the world

Marriages traditions differ around the globe. DW takes a closer look at some wedding traditions worldwide, and we would like to invite you to share with us the wedding tradition in your country.

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28.11.2018 | 14:07

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Can’t find a husband? So buy one

Suzanne Heintz got tired of being asked by family and friends when she would get married. Through her art she created a special kind of family. DW takes a look at Heintz’s quirky “Playing House” project.

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26.11.2018 | 14:54

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When your daughter suddenly becomes radicalized

A woman wearing niqab walks past a police woman in Berlin, Germany.

Children’s life decisions are often difficult for parents to bear and even more difficult to understand — especially when the children radicalize themselves. DW met an affected German mother.

Date

12.11.2018 | 13:09

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Supreme to Spice: Who is the ultimate girl group?

The Spice Girls will return to the stage in 2019. While they’re often credited with bringing “girl power” to the mainstream, they’re not the only ones with a claim to the title of the ultimate girl band.

Date

07.11.2018 | 10:07

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