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Comments of the Week

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This week, most of the comments are given to articles about lifestyle topics . Find out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week, and don’t forget to visit us in Facebook and Twitter and tell us your opinion on every post you read!

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29.05.2015 | 13:38

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Women in the News

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Even though female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a violation of human right it is still practiced on babies and young girls in many countries because the misconceptions surrounding FGM are deeply rooted in traditions reaching back many generations. But the fight against FGM continues and some of the campaigns against it have begun to bear fruit if only slowly. Read more news about FGM and other topics about women here!

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29.05.2015 | 12:31

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The Changing Face of Bollywood Heroines

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© Eros International

Bollywood heroines are worshipped in India but have also sparked the ire of activists who believe that the actresses allow themselves to be objectified. Over the last two years, there has been a drastic shift in the way popular actresses have presented themselves. Some like Kangana Ranaut have vowed never to do item numbers while others like Vidya Balan have launched powerful social media campaigns.

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22.05.2015 | 15:19

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Women Immigrants Battle Their Fears Of The Unknown

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© Getty Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

Winnipeg, Canada – it’s a new world, a new journey. But instead of becoming the exciting experience it ought to be, it ends up being more about fending off unwanted fears of the unknown. Every new immigrant to Canada has to live through the three stages of acculturation, which for most is not easy. First comes the thrill and joy of exploring a new land, then there are feelings of marginalisation and hostility towards the host country and finally comes acceptance.

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22.05.2015 | 15:17

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Comments of the Week

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© picture-alliance/PIXSELL/Puklavec

This week’s reader’s comments are mostly given to articles about sexual harassment and violence against women. Read the comments here, and don’t foget to comment articles we post in Facebook and Twitter. You might find your name in next week’s Comments of the Week.

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22.05.2015 | 15:13

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