Two posts in Facebook got many comments this week. They were about blue jeans and men’s thighs. Check it out here, and don’t forget to leave a comment on our posts in Facebook and Twitter.
Date05.06.2015 | 22:07
Tagsblue jeans, dress code, earthquake, fashion, fatwa, relationship, thighs, women, women's rights
What do we learn about women and girls when we turn on the television or go to the movies? Around the world, female characters in films and television take far less space than male characters. They do less interesting things. They are judged by their appearance. That is Geena Davis‘ opinion.
Date05.06.2015 | 22:05
The news that at least 12 young Australian women from Melbourne have attempted to join the so-called Islamic State demonstrates its enduring attraction on young impressionable Moslem women in western countries. It is time to rethink western strategies, writes DW’s Grahame Lucas.
Date29.05.2015 | 21:17
TagsAbuse, Grahame Lucas, International Center for the Study of Radicalization, Islamic State, jihadist, terrorists, women's rights
Dhankumari, 57, lost her belongings and livestock in the killer earthquake that shattered her home on April 25. After the next tremor on May 12, she is even more worried. She is only one of many. Thousands of women and children are affected by Nepal’s devastating earthquake and do not know how to continue with their lives. Relief workers warn of the threat posed to these women by sex traffickers.
Date29.05.2015 | 13:51
TagsAbuse, girls, human traffickers, Murali Krishnan, nepal, sex traffickers, women, women's rights
In her latest multimedia presentation, ‘I Have One Language; It’s Not Mine’, celebrated artist Mithu Sen describes the home as a temporary place. In this video installation she is Mago, a person who knows no language, at a home for girl orphans and abuse victims somewhere in Kerala.
Date29.05.2015 | 13:46
TagsAspinwall House, Beijing +20, empowering women, Fort Kochi, girls, I have one language, it's not mine, Mithu Sen, orphans, women's rights