Search Results for Tag: Afghanistan
It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan’s most conservative and unstable provinces.
Date30.01.2019 | 14:40
TagsAfghanistan, Education, employment, gender equality, Jalalabad, Nangarhar, UN Habitat, women's rights
About two-thirds of men think women in Afghanistan have too many rights and that women are too emotional to become leaders.
Date29.01.2019 | 13:30
TagsAfghanistan, gender equality, Kabul, Promundo, taliban, UN women, United states, Women for Afghan Women, women's rights
The first women settled on this stony slope outside Kabul in the 1990s hoping to escape the stigma those like them are forced to endure.
Today it is known as Afghanistan’s ‘hill of widows’, home to a cluster of women who have eked out independence in a society that shuns and condemns them as immoral.
Date05.01.2019 | 16:01
TagsAfghanistan, children, city of women, hill of widows, Kabul, UNDP, widows, women's rights, Zanabad
The photos in the window promise much: languorous, kohl-rimmed eyes and bright, bold nails — but once you enter the beauty parlours of Kabul, it becomes clear the images outside are a pale reflection of the vibrant reality inside.
Date18.12.2018 | 11:53
TagsAfghanistan, beauty, body waxing, celebrity, fashion, hairdryer, Henna, varnish, women's rights
The band gathers in a small carpentry shop on the outskirts of Iran’s capital, with sawdust still in the air but the buzzing of the jigsaws now exchanged for the soft feedback of an amplifier.
Date04.12.2018 | 14:57
TagsAfghan, Afghanistan, Arikayn, burqa, Iran, Osama bin Laden, refugees, taliban, UNESCO, women's rights
Sonia Shehzadi lives in a conservative village in the province of Punjab in Pakistan where opportunities for girls and young women to access education are limited because there is poor public transportation and they cannot ride a motor bike freely. To help her family do the daily tasks and to complete her education, Shezadi dresses like a man.
Date16.11.2018 | 15:20
TagsAfghanistan, Basha Posh, Beenish Javed, Cricket, modesty, Pakistan, patriarchy, Punjab, women's rights
Insults, violence, attacks on refugee centres. Is this the answer of an enlightened, democratic society, shaped by human and humane values? Fereshta Ludin, high school teacher and former refugee, calls us all to account.
Date10.09.2018 | 9:55
Tags#refugeeswelcome, #wirsindmehr, Afghanistan, asylum seekers, Chemnitz, Europe, Fereshta Ludin, Human rights, refugees, women's rights