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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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Asma Jahangir: The life and death of a revolutionary feminist

Asma Jahangir, Pakistan’s human rights champion and the winner of the Alternative Nobel Prize passed away in Lahore on February 11. A UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and icon of feminism in Pakistan, Jahangir was the woman the country’s male-dominated establishment most dreaded. From winning a petition against a military dictator in 1972, when she was still a teen, to defending the disqualifications case of a former PM until her death, she consistently urged the Pakistani state to remain on a democratic track.

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07.03.2018 | 16:46

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Ain’t no sunshine when the holidays are over

0,,17327742_101,00Santa Claus has gone back with all the assorted holiday goodies. New year’s day has come and gone and just like Nelly Furtado, most of us are wondering, “Why do all good things come to end?” Philosophising aside, this post-holiday gloom is pretty normal, given the happiness hype created months ahead by retailers and the media.

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08.01.2014 | 11:19

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2013: the best movies

Since watching calories is the last thing you want when the holiday season sets in, it is the perfect time to turn that workhorse into a couch potato and watch all those movies you missed throughout the year. So get your popcorn ready as here is our verdict on few of the best women-centric motion pictures which you may have already watched but wouldn’t resist watching again.

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30.12.2013 | 20:56

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Barely significant, partially feminist

The images of Amina Tyler, a 19-year-old Tunisian Muslim woman agitating against the  oppression of women in her society by  posing topless have gone viral followed by rumors of her arrest and being sent for psychiatric treatment. The incident simply calls for mobilizing support to save the woman from any possible backlash, but the feminists of our modern world seem to have gone bonkers.

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18.04.2013 | 7:47

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A veiled strategy

 

Western societies are often criticized for stereotyping Islamic culture, especially the Muslim women, who are often judged by the media based on their dress code. But where do these stereotypes come from? Perhaps Muslim societies themselves are responsible for strengthening these stereotypes. 

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25.10.2012 | 16:37

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