Search Results for Tag: China
After years of living under house arrest, Liu Xia, the widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, was finally set free by the Chinese government. She has now left China, leaving behind a painful history.
Date10.07.2018 | 20:03
TagsAmnesty International, Charter 08, China, Human rights, Liu Xia, Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize, women's rights
The second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day in many countries. The feminist Ann Jarvis initiated it in the US in 1907 to honor her mother. But being a mom is a risk for many women all over the world.
Date12.05.2018 | 14:31
TagsAfghanistan, africa, China, East Africa, Education, malnutrition, mother, Mothers Index, poverty, Save the Children
DW spoke to Uighur journalist Gulchehra Hoja who, along with some of her colleagues, accuses the Chinese authorities of arresting her family members as retribution for her reports about the plight of the Uighurs.
Date07.03.2018 | 17:21
TagsChina, Gulchehra Hoja, Human rights, journalist, Kashgar, surveilance, Uighur, women's rights, Xinjiang
Chinese women are becoming increasingly successful in the business world, but still do not have equal rights. However, their growing economic power will change their role in society, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Date15.12.2017 | 12:53
TagsChina, Chinese women, Frank Sieren, gender equality, pay gap, women's rights, World Bank, World Economic Forum
There’s no electricity and only 500 residents in the Congolese village of Makwatsha. But a longstanding painting tradition by the local women has fortuitously become a star attraction for Chinese tourists.
Date18.07.2017 | 14:04
TagsChina, clay soil, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, electricity, empower women, Joseph Kabila, Makwatsha, village life, women's rights
Summer is finally upon us in the northern hemisphere. With rising temperatures, clothes are getting scantier, regular bodies are being exposed to the critical eyes of the tabloid press and those who prey on our insecurities. This in turn has led to the next head-scratching body trend.
Date10.07.2017 | 14:12
After the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in 2013 and killed more than 1,100 people, Germany set up an initiative to improve working conditions in Bagladesh’s clothing industry. DW explores how much progress has been made.
Date01.11.2015 | 14:17
Tagsbangladesh, China, Gerd Mueller, German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Ludo, Rana Plaza, textile industry, textile workers, women's rights, womensrights