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A Pakistani man won Mother Teresa Award

In October, Salman Sufi from Pakistan won India’s prestigious Mother Teresa Award for his work on empowering women. He has been particularly active in trying to protect women from violence in Punjab, the most populated province of Pakistan. DW spoke to Sufi about his work.

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16.11.2018 | 14:43

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‘Migrant caravan was my only chance’ for a better life

Maribel Ponce Hernandez joined the migrant caravan trekking through Central America to find a better life. The single mom is unflinching in her aim to reach the US, regardless of what President Donald Trump has to say.

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13.11.2018 | 15:09

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Journalist Maria Ressa: ‘President Duterte is bullying media organizations’

In an interview with DW, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa said that President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration is targeting both her and Rappler news for criticizing the government and exposing the war on drugs.

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13.11.2018 | 12:25

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Stigma or separation: The painful choice facing Myanmar’s single mothers

This photo taken on October 19, 2018 shows an unmarried mother (identity obscured) hanging her baby’s diapers while taking refuge at the Myint Mo Myittar Single Mothers’ Foundation in Yangon.

Eight months pregnant, shamed by her family and shunned by the father of her child, Aye Mar has accepted she will have to give up her baby to an orphanage in Myanmar, a country where single mothers are ostracised and deemed a “disgrace”.

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13.11.2018 | 12:10

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8 pioneers in women’s rights

They paved the way for equal rights in Germany, were visionaries in male-dominated fields and leading feminists: Here are eight pioneers from German-speaking countries you need to know.

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12.11.2018 | 16:37

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When your daughter suddenly becomes radicalized

A woman wearing niqab walks past a police woman in Berlin, Germany.

Children’s life decisions are often difficult for parents to bear and even more difficult to understand — especially when the children radicalize themselves. DW met an affected German mother.

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12.11.2018 | 13:09

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In German politics, women still have a long way to go

Yes, Angela Merkel has been in charge for 13 years, and Germany was a relatively early pioneer for women’s suffrage. But there’s still plenty of work to do to increase women’s representation in politics.

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12.11.2018 | 9:48

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