146 Search Results for: Afghan
They have fled from wars, persecution and sexual abuse – and have a strong will to move on. DW talked to women in several refugee centers in Greece about their hopes for the future and their adventurous journey.
Date29.12.2017 | 14:19
TagsAfghanistan, Europe, Greece, Islamic State, Kunduz, refugee, sexual abuse, Syria, women, women's rights
Acid violence is prevalent in Bangladesh with perpetrators throwing acid at the faces and/or bodies of victims. Although these latter are predominantly young women, there have been acid attacks on older women, hildren and even men in recent years. These attacks frequently are the result of disputes involving money, land and dowries. They are often revenge for romantic rejection.
Date08.08.2017 | 13:12
Tagsacid attack, Afghanistan, Aziza Ahmed, bangladesh, chauvinism, DACC, District Acid Control Committees, England, India, NACC, National Acid Control Council, Pakistan, women's rights
Fashion is fickle. What’s passé one year becomes au courant the next. But watch it long enough and you’ll notice repetitions. So how to market recycled fashion? Maybe give it a novel sounding name.
Like “modest fashion.” A term that somewhat irritates me.
Date17.07.2017 | 15:32
Tagsbikini, Brenda Haas, burkini, halter top, hot pants, Malaysia, modest fashion, modesty, taboo, women's rights
The “Sisters of the Valley,” California’s self-ordained “weed nuns,” are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products.
Date10.07.2017 | 12:05
TagsCanada, Catholic church, Donald Trump, health, marijuana, Nadine Berghausen, nuns, women's rights
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
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
In Kyrgyzstan, a young woman is abducted roughly every 40 minutes. ‘Ala kachuu’ is the name for the tradition dating from nomadic times. The old custom is becoming more and more common. Women are being kidnapped and forced to marry.
Date28.03.2017 | 12:47
Tagsabus, Ala kachuu, Child marriage, Forced marriage, kidnap, Kyrgyzstan, marriage, rape, Violence against women, women's rights, womentalkonline