Women in Bolivia are at higher risk to become victim to violence than elsewhere in Latin America. Read more about what the government has done to protect women and find out which other themes made it to the headlines.
Date11.03.2015 | 9:22
Tagsalbino woman, domestic violence, Hijab, Lady Gaga, Merkel, sex slavery, sexual violence, violence, women's rights
In 2012 an Indian student was violently raped on a moving bus in Delhi and died of horrific internal injuries. Leslee Udwin spoke to one of the rapists on death row while spending two years making a documentary about the case, “India’s Daughter”. But now the Indian government has banned the broadcast of the film. Read also other women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date04.03.2015 | 10:44
Tagsabortion, gang rape, India, India's Daughter, Indonesian maid, jihadi brides, Leslee Udwin, rape, Richard III, Transgender
Marriage at age nine is permitted, working is not; make-up is evil. Those are points written in a new treatise by female “Islamic State” supporters. Now three schoolgirls from London are believed to have crossed from Turkey into Syria. Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date24.02.2015 | 20:16
TagsAnne FrankViolence against Women and Girls, Asia Bibi, bride trafficking, child bride, domestic violence, IS, Islamic State, Surrogacy, Violence against women
A Turkish woman was murdered because she resisted rape. How did the goverment react? Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines in the last few days.
Date20.02.2015 | 14:43
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Date17.02.2015 | 9:18
Germany takes threats from militant Islamists seriously. Now German prosecutors have laid charges against a woman who took her daughters to Syria. Read more to find out which women’s themes made to the headlines this week.
Date10.02.2015 | 13:27
Talking about ‘real men’ and helping young men to discover their potential to contribute to a better societ is a challenge so Bandana Rana has roped in Nepal’s men in the struggle for gender justice. Having collaborated with the All Nepal Football Association, Rana, who is President of the Nepali non- government organisation, Saathi, has shown how footballers from around 500 clubs in the Himalayan nation can learn skills for societal team building. In a one-on-one with Anita Katyal she elaborateson her work in Nepal and shares her experiences.
Date30.01.2015 | 11:10