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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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The Monthly Exiles

periodFive days ago, Sita Karki, 14, was forced into isolation in a filthy, dark and sweltering cattle shed about 10 minutes away from her home. The reason is that she is menstruating.

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06.02.2017 | 10:36

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Repentant recruit spreads word about IS

frauenISLaura Passoni was a single mother in a vulnerable state when an IS recruiter sold her a bill of goods about life with the Islamic State. Since her escape, she has dedicated her life to discouraging young people from falling into the same trap.

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29.11.2016 | 14:52

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Lifting the veil of silence – magazine shines light on sexually abused

© Reuters/R. Zvulun

© Reuters/R. Zvulun

The last International Women’s Day has women’s groups around the world calling attention to persistent injustices against women. The Israeli women’s magazine Laisha is attempting to pull sexual abuse out of the shadows by putting victims on its cover.

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22.03.2016 | 14:50

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Not secure in the ‘land of pure’

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© picture-alliance/dpa

The mullah culture is a constant threat to new and secular feminism in Pakistan, writes feminist writer Ayesha Hasan.

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17.03.2016 | 15:06

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