More DW Blogs DW.COM

Women Talk Online

A forum for women to talk to women

Shame, fear, financial dependence – Many European women are afraid to report abuse

Germany, A modern country ruled by a powerful female chancellor for three consecutive terms, might appear unlikely to be high on an index of aggressive gender behavior.

Date

22.11.2018 | 15:46

Share

Feedback

Write a Comment

Chayn: Helping Women through Information

Hera Hussain’s social enterprise Chayn is helping women in abusive relationships or environment to find the right information and support they need to take control of their lives. This initiative got her on MIT Technology Review’s Innovators list of Under 35, 2018, Forbes 30 under 30 – Social Entrepreneurship 2018.

Date

21.11.2018 | 10:43

Share

Feedback

Write a Comment

Indonesia president urges woman to be jailed in harassment case to seek justice

According to media reports, Maknun was harassed by the head of a school where she worked as a contract teacher on the island of Lombok.

Date

20.11.2018 | 13:03

Share

Feedback

Write a Comment

Gender equality: ‘Battle for fundamental human rights’

Katrin Jakobsdóttir is prime minister of Iceland, and a mother of three

Iceland is often held up as the poster child of gender equality, but as Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir told DW ahead of the 2018 Women Leaders Global Forum, even her country has to keep fighting.

Date

20.11.2018 | 10:18

Share

Feedback

Write a Comment

‘We need nature, but nature doesn’t need us’

Belgium-based singer Lala Njava’s native Madagascar is facing a barrage of environmental problems threatening its unique biodiversity. She tells DW why she’s made it her mission to alert people to the dangers.

Date

19.11.2018 | 13:58

Share

Feedback

Write a Comment

Africa’s most powerful women

Women in Africa are confronting patriarchy on the political and economic landscape and some are coming out on top. Here are nine of Africa’s most powerful women.

Date

19.11.2018 | 11:04

Share

Feedback

Write a Comment

Athough she is a woman, she has to pretend to be a man

Sonia Shehzadi lives in a conservative village in the province of Punjab in Pakistan where opportunities for girls and young women to access education are limited because there is poor public transportation and they cannot ride a motor bike freely. To help her family do the daily tasks and to complete her education, Shezadi dresses like a man.

Date

16.11.2018 | 15:20

Share

Feedback

Write a Comment