In a small but significant way, Gracie Hee is empowering women both physically and mentally thanks to an ancient martial art form from Thailand.
Date04.12.2018 | 10:52
TagsElle Wong, Gracie Hee, Muay Thai, self defense, sexual assault, Violence against women, women's rights
Three contestants recently revealed that they had been sexually harassed by one of the sponsors of the Miss Earth beauty pageant, which was held in the Philippines in November.
Date03.12.2018 | 14:36
TagsAbbey-Anne Gyles Brown, beauty pageant, CJ Hirro, Emma Mae Shady, Imelda Marcos, Jaime VandenBerg, Miss Earth, sexual harassment, the Philippines, women's rights
Abortion? Until now the issue has become a controversy. WHO notes, every year, there are around 50 million cases of abortion in the world. In Bandung, Indonesia, there is a house that accommodates prospective mothers who are unwillingly pregnant. The place is called Rumah RUTH or House of RUTH.
Date02.12.2018 | 15:29
Tagsabortion, Bandung, BKKBN, children's rights, House of RUTH, Indonesia, Pregnancy, pregnancy and childbirth, rape, Rumah RUTH, unwanted pregnancy, women's health, women's rights
For as long as she can remember, Ayeesha Siddiqua has fought her male relatives for access to toilets — but a sanitation drive by new premier Imran Khan could make life easier for women in patriarchal Pakistan.
Date29.11.2018 | 11:14
Tagscholera, Clean Green Pakistan, dysentery, Hepatitis, hygiene, Imran Khan, Pakistan, patriarchal society, Punjab, toilet, Typhoid, women's rights
Marriages traditions differ around the globe. DW takes a closer look at some wedding traditions worldwide, and we would like to invite you to share with us the wedding tradition in your country.
Date28.11.2018 | 14:07
Suzanne Heintz got tired of being asked by family and friends when she would get married. Through her art she created a special kind of family. DW takes a look at Heintz’s quirky “Playing House” project.
Date26.11.2018 | 14:54
REMNANTS of the colonial era. Patriarchal and archaic. These are just some of the reasons that could explain why marital rape is yet to be considered a crime in Malaysia.
Date24.11.2018 | 14:34
Tags#16DaysCampaign, Cedaw, Convention of the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, Elle Wong, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, Malaysia, marital rape, patriarchal, rape