Hoda Marmar is the administrator of the popular bilingual “Bookoholics” group in Beirut, which recently celebrated its sixth anniversary and which has, in those six years, discussed 125 books in Arabic and English.
Date29.09.2018 | 11:34
TagsBeirut Arabic Book fairs, Bookoholics, Hoda Marmar, Lebanon Book Club, Salon du Livre, women's rights
Date28.09.2018 | 11:17
An exhibition at the de Young museum in San Francisco is trying to lift the prejudices surrounding fashion for Muslim women. Modern yet modest.
Date25.09.2018 | 12:00
Tagsburkini, Celine Semaan, Dian Pelangi, Donald Trump, hijabista, Hoda Katebi, modest, muslim, Nike, women's rights
Music is back in Mosul, as are books and paintings. With Islamic State gone, locals are enjoying their newfound freedom and embracing culture. Will it last? Judit Neurink reports from Mosul
Date25.09.2018 | 11:43
Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale have drawn accusations of irresponsible marketing and human trafficking. DW spoke with the NGO Migrant Care about how domestic workers become “commodities.”
Date25.09.2018 | 9:15
TagsFilipino, Indonesia, maid, Malaysia, Middle East, Migrant Care, Ministry of Manpower, MOM, Philippine, Singapore, women's rights
Whenever Dr Chen Pelf Nyok visited a Chinese temple in Malaysia as a child with her mother, she would insist on seeing the freshwater turtles, even if they were pressed for time. (It is common practice for the caretakers of Chinese temples to rear turtles in man-made ponds within the grounds.)
Date21.09.2018 | 14:33
Kashmir is a region of unmatched beauty. The valley’s breathtaking serenity attracts thousands of tourists every year. Saddeningly, it is also marred by frequent violence due to conflict and militancy.
Date21.09.2018 | 13:53