In the streets, at university, in a club or at home; violence and sexual harassment can happen anywhere and to anyone. In Germany, violence against women – domestic violence in particular -, remains a widespread phenomenon.
Date18.04.2017 | 10:22
Tags#sexism, Delia Friess, domestic violence, gender inequality, gender intolerance, racism, Violence against women, womensrights, womentalkonline
In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
Date12.04.2017 | 15:57
TagsDiscrimination, feticide, gender equality, girls, India, Mulgi Vachva Abhiyan, pune, women's rights, womentalkonline
Last week, Malaysia considered outlawing child marriage, a contentious issue in the Muslim-majority nation, without success. Instead, an MP said nine-year-old girls are “physically and spiritually ready for marriage.”
Date12.04.2017 | 15:18
Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum asks what motivates them – and how others respond.
Date04.04.2017 | 14:23
TagsChristianity, headscarf, islam, Jewish Museum, Judaism, muslim, religious, women's rights, womentalkonline
Christianity, Judaism, Islam: In all of these religions, women – some more, some less – cover their hair. What do these head coverings have in common? How do women view these religious strictures?
Date04.04.2017 | 13:24
TagsBerlin, burqa, Burqini, exhibition, Jewish Museum, Muslim fashion, orthodox jewish, Tichel, women, women's rights, womentalkonline