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Kidnapped into marriage

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.

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28.03.2017 | 12:47

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Inspirational women in science

Many women have provided a rich source of inspiration for young scientists – both male and female – down the years. They’ve made remarkable discoveries, often despite ingrained sexism within their chosen field.

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28.03.2017 | 12:41

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Survivors of domestic violence are portrayed by a powerful collection (I)

Rebekah Trachsel, Credit: Unconventional Apology Project

Chantal Barlow is the initiator of Unconventional Apology Project. It’s about the powerful women who speak out against domestic violence. Read our interview with Chantal and find out what moved her to set up her unusual project.

 

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21.03.2017 | 15:22

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Survivors of domestic violence are portrayed by a powerful collection (II)

Tracy Derraco. Credit: Unconventional Apology Project

Who are the victims of domestic violence? Is there anything that politicians can do to prevent this? Read the second part of the interview with Chantal Barlow, the initiator of Unconventional Apology Project.

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21.03.2017 | 15:22

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A woman’s fight to embolden Malaysia’s voiceless

Lawyer Siti Kasim has been striving to empower Malaysia’s marginalized and oppressed communities to speak up for themselves. Vociferous, unapologetic, doesn’t suffer fools gladly: that about sums up Siti Zabedah Kasim.

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15.03.2017 | 17:48

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