Search Results for Tag: Afghanistan
Freshta Karim is 25 years old. She is from Kabul, Afghanistan. Her family moved to Pakistan after the Taliban took power but she remained in Afghanistan until 2002. Later she went to Britain to study.
Date01.06.2018 | 13:39
TagsAfghanistan, Beenish Javed, Chevening Scholarship, Education, Freshta Karim, Kabul, mobile library, Oxford University
The second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day in many countries. The feminist Ann Jarvis initiated it in the US in 1907 to honor her mother. But being a mom is a risk for many women all over the world.
Date12.05.2018 | 14:31
TagsAfghanistan, africa, China, East Africa, Education, malnutrition, mother, Mothers Index, poverty, Save the Children
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo launched the global Women, Peace and Security Index which measures women’s well-being in 2017 by assessing factors such as inclusion, justice and security in 153 countries and covering more than 98 percent of the world’s population.
Date18.01.2018 | 13:44
TagsAfghanistan, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Finland, Iceland, Iraq, Mali, Norway, Pakistan, Peace and Security, Peace Research Institute, Slovenia, spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, women
Integration in the workforce and a sustainable business idea: the Frankfurt dressmakers’ studio offering prospects to refugee women – and becoming the go-to place for the region’s start-up labels in the process.
Date04.01.2018 | 11:13
TagsAfghanistan, Claudia Frick, Esther Felden, Frankfurt, integration, Nicole von Alvensleben, refugee, seamstres, Stitch by Stitch, Syria
“One sometimes needs perspective to realize how good you actually have it. I see Zahra, and all I see is innocence.”
Date30.12.2017 | 12:12
They have fled from wars, persecution and sexual abuse – and have a strong will to move on. DW talked to women in several refugee centers in Greece about their hopes for the future and their adventurous journey.
Date29.12.2017 | 14:19
TagsAfghanistan, Europe, Greece, Islamic State, Kunduz, refugee, sexual abuse, Syria, women, women's rights
Acid violence is prevalent in Bangladesh with perpetrators throwing acid at the faces and/or bodies of victims. Although these latter are predominantly young women, there have been acid attacks on older women, hildren and even men in recent years. These attacks frequently are the result of disputes involving money, land and dowries. They are often revenge for romantic rejection.
Date08.08.2017 | 13:12
Tagsacid attack, Afghanistan, Aziza Ahmed, bangladesh, chauvinism, DACC, District Acid Control Committees, England, India, NACC, National Acid Control Council, Pakistan, women's rights