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

Tracy Derraco. Credit: Unconventional Apology Project

Who are the victims of domestic violence? Is there anything that politicians can do to prevent this? Read the second part of the interview with Chantal Barlow, the initiator of Unconventional Apology Project.

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21.03.2017 | 15:22

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Write About Women’s and Girl‘s Rights!

© picture-alliance/dpa/U. Ruiz Basurto

© picture-alliance/dpa/U. Ruiz Basurto

What’s the situation of women’s and girl’s rights in your country? Gang rape, child marriage, witch hunts, domestic violence, gender bias, glass ceiling, pay gap, discrimination…

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28.07.2016 | 15:39

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Ethiopia’s Spice Girls

The girlband Yegna @ DW/A. Getmann

The girlband Yegna @ DW/A. Getmann

Women and girls in Ethiopia face a daunting number of challenges, including violence. Two out of three women actually believe that wife-beating is justified. All-female band Yegna is confronting the entrenched beliefs that hold Ethiopian women back.

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10.05.2016 | 12:15

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India does a U-turn and still fails to criminalize marital rape

An Indian bride waits before a mass community marriage in Bahirkhand © AP Photo/Bikas Das

An Indian bride waits before a mass community marriage in Bahirkhand © AP Photo/Bikas Das

A recent statement, Maneka Gandhi, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, says that marital rape cannot be applied to the Indian context. Her comments have raised many disturbing questions.

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24.03.2016 | 15:33

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“Women should be obedient!”

© picture-alliance/dpa/M. Gambarini

© picture-alliance/dpa/M. Gambarini

Some questions need to be answered with reason not with fury. But some men just punish women when they question them about the respect they ought to get – the respect, a mother should have taught her sons. But if they do not teach this to their sons, they as women (mothers) betray other women (wives/daughter-in-laws).

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12.12.2015 | 11:51

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Women in the News

Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen

Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen

How does it feel when you are not allowed to say what you think? Many authors have left their country because they received death threats, and some were killed. Read more here!

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06.06.2015 | 12:06

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