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How pop culture predicted a female president

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© Reuters/L. Jackson

A woman might land in the White House for the first time. In pop culture, different ladies have filled the position already – but not many of these presidents should serve as a role model for Hillary Clinton.

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09.08.2016 | 15:43

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The never-ending plight of the Rohingya people

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© DW/Murali Krishnan

The Rohingyas in Myanmar (a country formerly known as Burma) are often described as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. From the time the country’s then-military junta passed The Burma Citizenship Law in 1982, they’ve been denied citizenship – and ever since, they are virtually stateless.

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02.08.2016 | 15:23

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Indian women take over ‘men’s sport’

Sport5India recently launched its first women professional Kabaddi league. The popular South Asian sport has traditionally been dominated by men but women Kabaddi players say they are out there to demonstrate the ‘girl power.’

 

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01.08.2016 | 15:52

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Write About Women’s and Girl‘s Rights!

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© picture-alliance/dpa/U. Ruiz Basurto

What’s the situation of women’s and girl’s rights in your country? Gang rape, child marriage, witch hunts, domestic violence, gender bias, glass ceiling, pay gap, discrimination…

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28.07.2016 | 15:39

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Siddis – The run for a better life

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They are a community that migrated from East Africa to India between the 15th and 19th century. And today, the 60,000-strong community has settled primarily in the Indian states of Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. 

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28.07.2016 | 9:38

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