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Queen Elizabeth’s royal style

© Reuters/R. Cheyne

© Reuters/R. Cheyne

The queen in pink with a pink hat, the queen in blue with a blue hat, the queen in green with a green hat: that’s how we know her now. But was it always that way? Here’s a look back at her carefully planned style.

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21.04.2016 | 11:57

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India does a U-turn and still fails to criminalize marital rape

An Indian bride waits before a mass community marriage in Bahirkhand © AP Photo/Bikas Das

An Indian bride waits before a mass community marriage in Bahirkhand © AP Photo/Bikas Das

A recent statement, Maneka Gandhi, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, says that marital rape cannot be applied to the Indian context. Her comments have raised many disturbing questions.

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24.03.2016 | 15:33

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“Extremists have shown what frightens them most: a girl with a book.”

Malala Yousafzai © picture-alliance/Geisler/D. Van Tine

Malala Yousafzai © picture-alliance/Geisler/D. Van Tine

Malala Yousafzai said it, and it is true. Education is a right that is under threat by the Taliban in Pakistan. Police often have to stand guard outside schools. In the past the Taliban has attacked schools and killed children and teachers were killed. It could happen again any time. In Pakistan: education is an act of courage. See more here!

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24.03.2016 | 15:15

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Agents of Ishq – Conversations about sex shouldn’t only be about abuse and rape

© AFP/Getty Images/D. Dutta

© AFP/Getty Images/D. Dutta

The narrative of sex in India tends to have got stuck on the issues of violence, rape and harassment. This is not surprising considering that India is a country in which a majority of the women face sexual violence on a daily basis.

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24.03.2016 | 15:03

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Women in the News

Rihanna © picture-alliance/newscom/J Adams/Landmark Media

Rihanna © picture-alliance/newscom/J Adams/Landmark Media

Can all pop stars really sing? Or are there fans who can sing better than them? Rihanna was stunned this week when she handed the microphone to a fan who can really sing. Read more here, and other news about women!

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24.03.2016 | 14:24

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