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Shame, fear, financial dependence – Many European women are afraid to report abuse

Germany, A modern country ruled by a powerful female chancellor for three consecutive terms, might appear unlikely to be high on an index of aggressive gender behavior.

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22.11.2018 | 15:46

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Russian tattoo artist transforms abuse scars into butterflies

Domestic violence is a widespread problem in Russia and some forms of abuse have now been decriminalized. Tatoo artist, Yevgeniya Zakhar, is helping victims hide their scars.

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29.11.2017 | 19:44

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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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A taste of freedom in Saudi Arabia


Women in Saudi Arabia are often seen in the West as oppressed. The Nesma embroidery and tailoring center in Jeddah is breaking new ground, giving Saudi woman a sense of freedom in a country that until recently excluded them from public life.

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29.08.2017 | 15:54

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Gender surcharge: Is this Melbourne café asking for too much?

credit: Handsome Her

Handsome Her

This Melbourne-based café’s name is not the only interesting thing about it. It is currently making efforts to raise awareness about the increasing  gender pay gap in the country; and it has been in the news lately for all the right reasons.

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18.08.2017 | 14:20

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Why we have to fight sexism

In the streets, at university, in a club or at home; violence and sexual harassment can happen anywhere and to anyone. In Germany, violence against women – domestic violence in particular -, remains a widespread phenomenon.

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18.04.2017 | 10:22

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Survivors of domestic violence are portrayed by a powerful collection (I)

Rebekah Trachsel, Credit: Unconventional Apology Project

Chantal Barlow is the initiator of Unconventional Apology Project. It’s about the powerful women who speak out against domestic violence. Read our interview with Chantal and find out what moved her to set up her unusual project.

 

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21.03.2017 | 15:22

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