Women of today’s world face different challenges in life, whether it is public or private sphere. The nature and extent of suffering for women largely vary, depending on the geographical location they happen to live in. But there is one common problem which most of the women face: Obsession for thinness. This obsession is severely damaging women’s physical and psychological health and affecting their entire lives.
Date20.07.2016 | 16:25
Honduras has the highest incidence of femicides and in ninety percent of these cases, there is no police investigation. This is a country with the highest level of femicide in Central America. In the last 10 years about 4,500 women have been murdered in Honduras.
Date20.07.2016 | 15:36
TagsBerta Cáceres, Carmen Aguilera García, Central America, femicide, Honduras, Latin America, Maria José Alvarado
Date19.07.2016 | 13:25
TagsAisha Buhari, Ana Paula dos Santos, Bongi Ngema-Zuma, Dominique Ouattara, Grace Mugabe, Janet Museveni, Margaret Kenyatta, Marie Olive Lembe, Marieme Faye Sall, Nompumelelo Zuma, Thobeka Zuma, women in leadership, women's rights
Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch, touted as the Pakistani ‘Kim Kardashian’ was loved and loathed for her controversial comments and viral videos. Last week, she was murdered by her brother because he believed that she had been dishonoring the ‘Baloch’ name.
Date19.07.2016 | 9:30
Tagshonour killing, Kim Kardashian, Pakistan, Qandeel Baloch, Rauzia Azeen, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights
In the baking sun and swirling dust, Madhu, 37, looks dejected as she surveys the parched field of kharif paddy and pulse crops in Hamirpur in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Date29.06.2016 | 14:15
Tagsdalit, drought, Hamirpur, India, Maharashtra, monsoon, Murali Krishnan, Uttar Pradesh, women's rights