Berlin’s government wants to ban sexist ads across the city after three districts set out similar plans. Advertisers say the issue is irrelevant, but local politicians say misogynist advertising influences children.
Date21.06.2017 | 13:58
Tags#sexism, Berlin, consumerism, Discrimination, exploitation, Germany, misogyny, pornography, women's rights, womentalkonline
I just knew I had to follow the smile in his golden eyes into the sunset. It involved jumping on a plane, while barely knowing the inner workings of his soul or where on Google’s map he lived. It involved a great deal of bravery, a trusting heart, money I wasn’t sure I had, faith the size of a mustard seed and a spirit of adventure.
Date20.06.2017 | 10:44
Tagsexpat, Germany, marriage, marriage system, Rights, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Women talk online, women's rights
In India, Muslim men can divorce their wives in seconds by uttering the word “Talaq” three times. As a result, women are often left destitute and without access to their children. Now India’s top court is to decide on the legality of the practice.
Date26.05.2017 | 14:02
Tagsfeminism, gender equality, muslim, Pakistan, polygamy, triple talaq, women's rights, womentalkonline, WTO
This is not about me or Sara Ahmed or Audre Lorde. It is not the story of one woman, or two or three. It is about feminism. And there you go! I just lost a bunch of readers to that word.
Date04.05.2017 | 14:52
TagsAudre Lorde, Ayesha Hasan, feminism, feminist, Living a Feminist Life, Pakistan, patriarchy, Sara Ahmed, women's rights
Ivanka Trump has attended a G20 gender equality meeting in Berlin. Donald Trump’s daughter was in the limelight, but she neither deserved it nor took the chance to say anything of substance, says DW’s Vanessa Fischer.
Date26.04.2017 | 13:24
TagsAngela Merkel, Berlin, Donald Trump, feminist, First Daughter, Ivanka Trump, Vanessa Fischer, women's rights, Women20