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The ‘She Homes’ Project in India and the Possibility of Traveling Women

Traveling, safety and power are deeply interlinked in the populous, diverse and inherently patriarchal country of India. Because of this complexity, women have often refrained from traveling by themselves. In Kerala, however, things may be changing.

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29.12.2018 | 14:23

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Against all odds, Uganda women make a stand

Charity Kyohirwe did not turn up to her local  church on the evening of March 23rd. The 32-year-old’s body was found the following day with marks of strangulation and sexual abuse. The suspects had used Kyohirwe’s own mobile phone to call her relatives and demand a ransom of five million shillings ($1,290). The family could not afford to pay.

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14.07.2018 | 19:14

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We own these streets too

I started my feminist organisation, Not Your Body, primarily because of street harassment. I can confidently proclaim to the world that there is a category of Ugandan man who needs to be placed on an island somewhere, for they serve no purpose to the evolution of their nation.

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09.01.2018 | 13:27

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#MeToo – Best Tweets

 

According to Huffington Post, more than 25.000 people have responded to Alyssa Milano’s call for sexual abuse victims to come forward. Here are some of the most retweeted tweets.

 

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17.10.2017 | 15:02

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Women in the News

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Worldwide an estimated 140 million females are affected by FGM. Check out here the scope of the problem in graphics and numbers, and read other news about women.

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01.09.2015 | 6:27

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Mukto Mona blogger Rafida Ahmed visited Germany

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DW’s the Bobs competition 2015 (#thebobs15) has given an award to the Mukto Mona blog, which means ‘freethinker’ in English. One of the bloggers of the group blogging site, Rafida Ahmed Bonya, will receive the award on June 23, 2015 at GMF (#dw_gmf). We will follow her during the visit and will include regular updates about her. So stay with us!

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20.06.2015 | 16:10

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2012: A terrible year for women in India

 

It’s been a very bad year indeed for women in India. As the world settles into the New Year, India’s daughters are mourning the death of their “braveheart Nirbhaya,” the 23-year-old who was brutally raped and has now succumbed to her injuries.  This is symptomatic of the agony, pain, humiliation and wretchedness that Indian women suffered in 2012.

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04.01.2013 | 11:40

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