Ugandan girls are missing school because they can’t afford hygiene products. Activists are helping out, but a crowdfunding campaign to buy millions of sanitary pads has fallen foul of the country’s authoritarian regime.
Date25.04.2017 | 14:21
TagsCARE, girls' rights, hygiene products, menstruation, sanitary pads, sanitary product, Simone Schlindwein, Uganda, women's rights
Despite progress on other fronts, woman worldwide still earn less than men – in Germany its 21 percent less. What are the reasons for the wage gap, and when will it finally be closed? Watch the video here!
Date25.04.2017 | 9:20
Tags#empowerwomen, #genderjustice, economic miracle, equality, Germany, paygap, wage gap, Wirtschaftswunder, women's rights
A nation that can take pride in leading women in fields including politics, education and cyber security is ranked almost the worst for gender equality. DW’s head of Urdu, Kishwar Mustafa, explores this dilemma.
Date24.04.2017 | 6:51
TagsBenazir Bhutto, chauvinism, Donald Trump, family, Kishwar Mustafa, malala, marriage, Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistan, women, women's rights
In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
Date12.04.2017 | 15:57
TagsDiscrimination, feticide, gender equality, girls, India, Mulgi Vachva Abhiyan, pune, women's rights, womentalkonline
Columnist and author of bestseller “The Diary Of A Lutyens Princess” Bindu Dalmia spoke to WTO reporter Roma Rajpal Weiss about financial literacy and its contribution to women’s empowerment.
Date28.03.2017 | 16:08
TagsDalmia Bindi, Lutyen, Malala Yousafzai, New Delhi, Roma Rajpal Weiß, The Diary of a Lutyens Princess, women's rights, womentalkonline