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China’s decades-long one-child policy has left the country with far fewer women of marriage age than men.
For some years now, a charity in Laos has been providing women at risk of being trafficked with a new tool to seek help: the Chinese social media app WeChat.
Date07.12.2018 | 13:00
TagsBangkok, Canada, China, forced prostitution, International Labour Organization, laos, marriage, Myanmar, prostitution, UNODC, VFI, Vientiane, Vietnam, Village Focus International, WeChat, women's rights
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
The “Sisters of the Valley,” California’s self-ordained “weed nuns,” are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products.
Date10.07.2017 | 12:05
TagsCanada, Catholic church, Donald Trump, health, marijuana, Nadine Berghausen, nuns, women's rights
Women have always featured in the news, at times as commodities, sometimes as art. But it is still rare for an immigrant woman to become the talk of the town for her entrepreneurial debut and leadership skills.
Date16.05.2017 | 7:53
Tags#empowerwomen, Aneela Zaib, Canada, debarati mukherjee, Education, Immigrant, Pakistan, women's rights
Is it easy for a woman to talk about sexual assault that she experienced? No! It is not! Mentally it takes a lot of strength and courage to go through it again, even once. That is why some women do not file a case and keep silent. In some cases even the court of justice, not only society, rejects her “plea”. For example: Kesha’s case. Read more here!
Date26.02.2016 | 15:12
Tagsbeauty, Canada, Dr Luke, Hillary Clinton, Israel, John Kasich, Kesha, New Delhi, Nikki Fraser, Republican, Suicide Girls, USA, Women of the Wall, women's rights
Winnipeg, Canada – it’s a new world, a new journey. But instead of becoming the exciting experience it ought to be, it ends up being more about fending off unwanted fears of the unknown. Every new immigrant to Canada has to live through the three stages of acculturation, which for most is not easy. First comes the thrill and joy of exploring a new land, then there are feelings of marginalisation and hostility towards the host country and finally comes acceptance.
Date22.05.2015 | 15:17