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What our fans say

0,,17195745_101,00We would like to thank our 114,000 (and still counting!) fans for commenting on our posts. Here’s a selection of comments we found the most interesting.

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30.04.2014 | 12:12

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Child marriages in Turkey

Forced marriage involving minors is on the rise in the southeast of Turkey. Since the outbreak of civil war in neighboring Syria, desperate families fleeing the conflict have been selling their daughters to Turkish men.

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02.04.2014 | 12:05

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Women in the news

Lady Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby boy. Acid attack victims in the past will not benefit from a latest law against the crime passed by the Indian Supreme Court and more than 30 million girls face genital mutilation in the next decade, says the UNICEF. Click to find out more about what women’s themes made it to the headlines.

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24.07.2013 | 9:26

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Silent writing

The internet has opened up new channels of communication for many people with disabilities. German blogger Julia Probst shows how you can use blogs for political agendas. She was a participant in the Best of Blogs (Bobs) competition organized by the Deutsche Welle every year.

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20.06.2013 | 9:49

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Women are fighting back!

Deutsche Welle’s Best of Blogs Awards 2013, better known as the Bobs, has come to a close and the winners have been announced. The nominees for this year’s prize included several multimedia projects, such as the blog “Morsi Meter” from Egypt which measures whether President Morsi is fulfilling his electoral promises or not.  Women Talk Online spoke to Ute Schaeffer, Deutsche Welle’s chief editor and asked her how women’s blogs fared in the Bobs this year.

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29.05.2013 | 12:18

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