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The single mothers of Marrakesh

Single mothers in Morocco still experience social discrimination today. They upset the traditional image of the nuclear family, although that has long since become outdated. The “Amal” project in Marrakesh supports theses mothers, who are often among the poorest members of society.

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18.09.2018 | 11:51

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#WirSindMehr: “Hostility is the failure of identity”

Insults, violence, attacks on refugee centres. Is this the answer of an enlightened, democratic society, shaped by human and humane values? Fereshta Ludin, high school teacher and former refugee, calls us all to account.

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10.09.2018 | 9:55

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Pakistan’s first lady’s veil unveils social biases

Pakistan Premierminister Imran Khan und Ehefrau Bushra Khan

As the world recently watched one of Pakistan’s most recognized faces, Imran Khan, taking oath as the nation’s 22nd prime minister, it also saw a fully shrouded lady standing next to him holding a rosary in her hand. That was Bushra Khan, Imran Khan’s wife, who is now representing Pakistani women as their first lady.

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06.09.2018 | 8:43

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Bangladesh child laborers: Victims of poverty, apathy and neglect:

In Bangladesh around 4.5 million children are working under hazardous conditions. Some 1.7 million of them live and work in the capital, Dhaka. DW correspondent Mustafiz Mamun has captured their every day lives on film.

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03.09.2018 | 12:54

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Arundhati Roy: ‘We’re up against a fascist regime in India’

In an interview with DW, renowned novelist and social activist Arundhati Roy talks about the recent arrests of leftist intellectuals in India, accusing PM Modi’s government of “overturning” the country’s constitution.

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03.09.2018 | 12:41

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Iran’s Nasrin Sotoudeh — from human rights lawyer to hunger striker

“I see no other option but to start a hunger strike from August 23. It is the only way I can express my protest against the continued pressure on my family and friends,” wrote jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh in a note posted on her husband’s Facebook page.

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28.08.2018 | 14:51

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‘I am enough for myself,’ says Irha Parishei, a transgender woman

Irha Parishei © Privat

Irha Parishei is a transgender woman who is currently pursuing an engineering degree at NUST University. She has taken it upon herself to challenge the many ugly stereotypes about the transgender community. She works with Pakistan’s National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) to raise awareness and has met various politicians. She shared some of her experiences and the challenges she faces in an interview with DW.

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22.08.2018 | 13:50

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