This week we feature Renee Zellweger (right) as our “Woman of the week.” The actress, best known for her role in the iconic “Bridget Jones’ diary,” has been under media scrutiny since she appeared publicly nearly a week ago, looking older and very different from her previous and more vivacious avatars.
Date27.10.2014 | 15:21
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India’s Sania Mirza and Zimbabwe’s Cara Black have won the women’s tennis doubles at The WTA championship in Singapore. An Afghan cleric has been sentenced to jail after he was found guilty of raping a little girl. Will Nigeria’s girls come back? The Boko Haram has kidnapped more girls and the deal with the government seems to be faltering. Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date27.10.2014 | 10:21
Indian culture has incorporated a colorful variety of traditions and customs for hundreds of years. Even now, the values and norms of Indian culture play a significant role in Indian society. Especially for women there are more stringent rules, because they symbolize the honor of their families.
Date20.10.2014 | 13:06
More than 300 girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram may come back home following Nigeria’s deal with the terror organization. Women in Iran are terrified after a spate of acid attacks, but one woman in Nepal has taken on the world of cricket. Read more on women’s themes that made it to the headlines.
Date20.10.2014 | 8:37
This week, we dedicate this post to every woman and every girl who knows that education is her way to liberation.
Date13.10.2014 | 14:22
Media reports indicate that the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is planning to lower the age of marriage for women. Afghanistan’s First Lady Rula Ghani wants to set an example for women in her country. Will she be succesful? Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines in the last few days.
Date13.10.2014 | 7:58
A month after flood waters battered the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, the magnitude of the tragedy is slowly unfolding. Bigger worries of death and disease still haunt the area in the aftermath of the worst crisis to have hit the region in the last six decades. Murali Krishnan visited the inundated areas in India-administered Kashmir and brought back some pictures and stories of brave women.
Date08.10.2014 | 12:26