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Not secure in the ‘land of pure’

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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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Some Thoughts on March 8

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Anyone who wants to say something on International Women’s Day this year has to say something about what happened on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany. The massive sexual assaults on women in front of Cologne central station – and also in other German and European cities – were reported in various international media. And it is abominable! In Germany this topic is now almost only discussed in the context of “foreigners and women” or “Islam males and their image of women” and “what this means for Germany.” These are of course very important and worthy of debate in the light of the gigantic wave of refugees currently arriving in Germany.

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08.03.2016 | 8:57

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When girls are not any longer girls: The abuse of under-age girls in Latin and Central America

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In Latin and Central America, there are many cases of young girls who have been raped continuously, since not everyone has respects the rights of minors.

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15.01.2016 | 13:31

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What women are not allowed to do in Saudi Arabia

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The human rights record of Saudi Arabia is far from good. One of the things which makes it bad is the protection of women and their rights. Even though women have been allowed to take part in an election recently for the first time, as voters and as candidates, they are still not allowed to do some things or restricted. And those are things which are considered normal for women in other countries. Here are some of the things.

 

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22.12.2015 | 12:34

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The world’s best female chef

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Hélène Darroze discovered her love of cooking at an early age. Now she runs two restaurants, has two Michelin stars and has been proclaimed best female chef of the year by a British magazine. What’s her secret? Watch here!

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07.11.2015 | 2:14

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Comments of the Week

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Sexual assault is often caused by the combination of expectation of how women must behave in society and male chauvinism. Posts with this topic also get much attention from readers. Check the latest comments here!

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20.10.2015 | 11:41

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Comments of the Week

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We have chosen these comments for this week. This time the article about acid attacks and the post about Angelina Jolie’s statement got most responses from our users. Don’t forget to comment on our posts in Facebook and Twitter!

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19.06.2015 | 17:58

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