Another gang rape happened in Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh just a week after similar incident took place. Read the story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date03.08.2015 | 13:33
Tagsasia, bangladesh, Chibok, Dhaka, domestic worker, female genital mutilation, FGM, gang rape, Hong Kong, Indonesian literature, Nigeria, Obama, rape, women's rights
In some countries women have to pretend to be men to be able to work and earn money for the family, or girls have to pretend to be boys to be accepted or even to protect themselves from rape and other form of violence. The post about a mother who pretends to be a man to be able to earn money for her family got a lot of respond from readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comment of the Week and stay tuned for next week’s edition!
Date24.07.2015 | 14:10
Tags#ConfidentWomen, ConfidentWoman, Education for girls, empowering girls, empowering women, girls's rights, women's rights
The belief in witchcraft, sorcery and the occult often times causes people to be wrongly accused of being a witch. In the last couple of months this has led to several killings in India’s eastern state of Assam. Read this story and other news about women here!
Date24.07.2015 | 13:58
Tags#sorcery, Assam, girls' rights, Human trafficking, nepal, occult, trafficking, witch-hunting, witchcraft, women, women's rights
Turkish authorities arrested a 28-year-old woman who killed her husband with his handgun. She insisted that she was defending her “honor.” Her husband had allegedly beaten, drugged and abused her. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date13.07.2015 | 15:17
TagsAfghanistan, Farkhunda Malikzada, Islamic State, Pope Francis, single mother, Turkey, women's rights, women's rights activist
Date05.07.2015 | 22:15
Tags#selfiewithdaughter, #sorcery, Islamic State, jihadist, Narendra Modi, Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, witchcraft, women's rights
Posts about relationships and child marriage got most responses from our readers. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week.
Date05.07.2015 | 21:39
An article about wearing hijab or burka got most responses from our readers. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week.
Date26.06.2015 | 12:25