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.
Date17.07.2017 | 15:04
TagsAleppo, Damascus, Frankfurt, Germany, Mediterranean sea, refugees, Syria, women refugees, women's rights
Like a lot of women in our generation, I wake up each morning and refresh my social media feeds to get an update on the world. Mostly it’s stuff that I don’t really need to know or about people I’m not so close to. But I find these people and their lives interesting anyway. Often I end up scrolling mindlessly, not only first thing after waking up or falling asleep but also countless times in between…. and you know what, it’s exhausting.
Date17.07.2017 | 13:10
Tagsanxiety, celebrity, housewives, Instagram, Julia Spira, positivity, Sarona Wolter, Victoria Beckham, women's rights
For their project “Eyes As Big As Plates,” Norwegian photographer Karoline Hjorth and Finnish artist Riitta Ikonen have photographed people from ten countries, dressed in plants from where they live.
Date14.07.2017 | 9:25
Tagsbeauty, body positivity, Gönna Kettels, Karoline Hjorth, natural beauty, photography, Riitta Ikonen, women's rights
Abuse towards women is rife in Silicon Valley’s macho culture. Meanwhile just 7 per cent of cash goes directly towards women-led startups based in the main US IT hub. So, why aren’t women a larger driving force in Tech?
Date12.07.2017 | 13:46
Tagsdisrcimination, equal pay, glass-ceiling, misogyny, paygap, Sheryl Sandberg, Silicon Valley, women's rights
Summer is finally upon us in the northern hemisphere. With rising temperatures, clothes are getting scantier, regular bodies are being exposed to the critical eyes of the tabloid press and those who prey on our insecurities. This in turn has led to the next head-scratching body trend.
Date10.07.2017 | 14:12