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Do the media suffer from ADD when covering violence against women?

It is rarely a good idea to pay too much attention to talk shows and their hosts. But once upon a time I thought differently and so they received much undeserved attention from me.

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15.08.2017 | 13:53

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‘Surrogacy is not just exploitation and commerce’


Sonata’s interest in surrogacy was awakened mainly by her personal situation, but she discovered in the course of her researches that the phenomenon goes much beyond the “exploitation of women’s bodies and their reproductive system” condemned by the European Parliament.

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02.08.2017 | 9:26

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Compliment or creepy comment?

Social media was recently ablaze with reports and opinions about Donald Trump’s “creepy comment” to Brigitte Macron (wife of French President Emmanuel Macron) about being “in such good shape.”

The main issue that most commentators had was that the compliment somehow insinuated that the “looking good” bit came with the unspoken addendum, “for her age.”

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18.07.2017 | 15:19

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Modesty by any other name

Fashion is fickle. What’s passé one year becomes au courant  the next. But watch it long enough and you’ll notice repetitions. So how to market recycled fashion? Maybe give it a novel sounding name.

Like “modest fashion.” A term that somewhat irritates me.

Date

17.07.2017 | 15:32

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Aleppo: ‘I’ve said goodbye to my family forever’

They were a happy family – until the Syrian war arrived in Aleppo. Rima A. decided at that point to leave her loved ones and her homeland. Now she lives in Germany and and tells DW her memories of the war.

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17.07.2017 | 15:04

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