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Durga – Addressing gender inequality against women

DURGA, a photography project by Sharmistha Dutta (last picture in the gallery) that addresses the apathy and gender inequality that exists against women, especially widows in India. – See also: “The biggest case of social injustice till today is one that is faced by widows”

 

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11.11.2017 | 16:31

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#PussyIsPower – Creating awareness for women’s rights issue

Sadiah Meiselbach

Sadiah Meiselbach, Public Relations Officer at The Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung – an international development and advocacy organization and the brainchild behind the #PussyIsPower campaign spoke to WTO Reporter Roma Rajpal Weiss on how the women’s empowerment campaign in developing countries was conceived and went on to win accolades.

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11.11.2017 | 14:03

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Among Women – Showing realistic pictures of Iranian women

Iran, Tehran, 2013 Another woman takes a souvenir photo before she leaves to a private party and has to cover herself again until she arrives there. © Samaneh Khosravi

Iranians rank among the best customers of the cosmetic industry – despite the strict dress code, the obligation to wear a hijab and the lack of women’s rights. There are many stereotypes about the lives of Iranian women, complains Iranian photographer Samaneh Khosravi. One of them is the woman in a black chador. In her Among Women and Teenagers photo series, Khosravi shows how multifarious life in Iran is and how women have adapted their sense of fashion to the rules of the Islamic Republic.

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11.11.2017 | 13:33

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