Antoin Sevruguin, the father of Iranian society photography, captured portraits of Iranian women in the early 20th century, from well-known ladies at the court to women from various tribes around the country.
Date07.02.2019 | 15:32
TagsAntoin Sevruguin, Iran, islam, korsi, Kurdish, Naser ad-Din Shah, Persian, photography, Qajari, Shia, women's rights
Many girls and women in Africa suffer from the effects of female genital mutilation (FGM), although it is banned in several countries. Doctors on the ground and in Germany provide medical and psychological help.
Date07.02.2019 | 11:03
TagsAmref Health Organization, Desert Flower Foundation, female genital mutilation, FGM, Germany, Guinea, Kenya, Waris Dirie
Date04.02.2019 | 14:47
Though the practice was outlawed 30 years ago, this is Britain’s first conviction for female genital mutilation
A London mother was found guilty of subjecting her 3-year-old daughter to female genital mutilation on Friday in Britain’s first conviction for FGM – more than 30 years after the practice was outlawed.
Date02.02.2019 | 13:41
TagsEngland, female genital mutilation, FGM, girls' rights, London, NSPCC, witch, witchcraft, women's rights
Well-known photographers from Helmut Newton to Guy Bourdin are among those who gained fame by portraying women as objects of desire. An exhibition in Berlin features their provocative works.
Date01.02.2019 | 11:22
Tagserotic, Guy Bourdin, Helmut Newton, photography, sex sells, sexual imagery, Vogue, women's rights, Yves Saint Laurent
It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan’s most conservative and unstable provinces.
Date30.01.2019 | 14:40
TagsAfghanistan, Education, employment, gender equality, Jalalabad, Nangarhar, UN Habitat, women's rights
About two-thirds of men think women in Afghanistan have too many rights and that women are too emotional to become leaders.
Date29.01.2019 | 13:30
TagsAfghanistan, gender equality, Kabul, Promundo, taliban, UN women, United states, Women for Afghan Women, women's rights