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Women’s rights in focus in Afghanistan

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© Getty Images/AFP/W. Kohsar

Womens rights and gender equality are in focus in Afghanistan after Kabul University introduced a new course aimed at improving the position of women in Afghan society.

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24.11.2015 | 14:53

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Women and their rights: the reality

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© picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Qadri

The bitter truth can be found in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. I am a woman and I know for sure how far our rights are protected. I understand the problems that could come with our rights but we deserve dignity, respect and to be treated with love.

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16.11.2015 | 6:42

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Dreaming of light skin in Asia

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While westerners flock to beaches in search of the perfect tan, white skin is an ideal for many with darker skin. In Asian countries, billions of euros are spent on skin whitening products, which account for over a quarter of cosmetic sales.

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16.11.2015 | 6:13

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Comments of the week

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Have you ever seen a Bollywood movie? Tell us what you think. The article about Bollywood and vulgarity on screen got the most comments from our readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comment of the Week!

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14.11.2015 | 16:52

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Women in the news

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Women have been treated unfairly and even cruelly just because they are in a very vulnerable position and cannot fight for their rights. Follow the news about women’s rights in DW and Women Talk Online!

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14.11.2015 | 16:40

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