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Iranian artist Shirin Neshat celebrates women in Islamic societies

The most successful Iranian woman photographer and filmmaker of her generation is back with a film about a legendary female Arab singer. Before the movie’s summer release, Neshat dwells on her rootless artistic life.

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17.04.2018 | 12:47

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Marlene Dietrich in Berlin

Hollywood, London, Paris, the diva lived in many cities. She was born on 27 december 1901 in Berlin and it is here that she began her career that made her world famous. A stroll in the footsteps of the German actress.

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27.12.2017 | 13:07

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Sexism in Berlin — talk about it already!

Posting under #MeToo, a growing number of women around the world have begun speaking out about sexual assault. But not many people are talking about it in Berlin. That should change, says DW columnist Gero Schliess.

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28.11.2017 | 15:15

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Adios irksome ads

An advertising board displays the “Tour de Sloggi” publicity poster by underwear brand Sloggi (Brussels, Belgium, 2010)

There is one ad on German TV that particularly irks me.

It peddles a weight loss formula that features a woman and her bulldog. Yes, you read right: bulldog. And frankly, the pudgy pooch is probably the ad’s only saving grace.

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18.07.2017 | 8:23

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Berlin government to ban sexist advertising on billboards

On the picture: “Don’t look – rent”

Berlin’s government wants to ban sexist ads across the city after three districts set out similar plans. Advertisers say the issue is irrelevant, but local politicians say misogynist advertising influences children.

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21.06.2017 | 13:58

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Everyone is welcome at Berlin’s Ibn Rushd-Goethe Mosque

Can Muslim women and men pray together as equals? In Berlin, a liberal mosque housed in a Protestant church just opened. Many people are pleased, but not everyone. DW’s Sabine Kinkartz reports.

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17.06.2017 | 13:36

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Ivanka’s empty appearance at the G20

Ivanka Trump has attended a G20 gender equality meeting in Berlin. Donald Trump’s daughter was in the limelight, but she neither deserved it nor took the chance to say anything of substance, says DW’s Vanessa Fischer.

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26.04.2017 | 13:24

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