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Combating Acid Violence: The Bangladesh model

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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.

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08.08.2017 | 13:12

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Afghan model Zohre Esmaeli: ‘Women are likely to integrate faster than men’

Berlin-based Afghan model Zohre Esmaeli initiated a project two years ago aimed at bringing immigrants and Germans together, and promoting understanding of each other’s cultures. DW spoke to the model about her project.

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27.02.2017 | 15:22

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Between idealism and reality

pilotinAfghanistan’s female fighter pilot Niloofar Rahmani’s request for asylum in the US has caused huge controversy in her country. She has retracted her statement, but DW’s Florian Weigand says the damage has been done.

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10.01.2017 | 11:26

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Comments of the Week

Vintage background with quill pen and inkwell on tableThe Facebook-page of Women Talk Online was visited a constantly by our fans, even during the season of Christmas and New Year. Some good comments were given to our posts, and we have chosen some of them for you to read here. Maybe your comment is one of those. Check out here!

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05.01.2017 | 22:04

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‘Sonita,’ the Afghan teen who raps to end child marriage

Sonita1Her family wanted to sell her as a bride. An Iranian film director saved her by breaking the main rule of documentary filmmaking: do not interfere. The story became one of the best documentaries of the year, “Sonita.”

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23.12.2016 | 13:03

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