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Inside the ‘battery cage’: Prostitution in Germany

Drugs, violence, fatal intimidation: Women sell their bodies for as little as €39 in Germany, while others reap the profits of the transaction. DW met one woman who described her experience as a former sex trade worker.

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23.06.2018 | 19:31

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From Oxford University to Kabul, the Story of an Afghan Girl

Feshta Karim (25) “My education is in public policy and that’s why I want to work in Afghanistan.”

Freshta Karim is 25 years old. She is from Kabul, Afghanistan. Her family moved to Pakistan after the Taliban took power but she remained in Afghanistan until 2002. Later she went to Britain to study.

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01.06.2018 | 13:39

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Mother’s Day – Not always a cause for celebration

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.

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12.05.2018 | 14:31

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Female Polish writer discovers Pakistan

“Before coming to Pakistan, I didn’t think that Pakistani women were sometimes so independent. I had always thought that Pakistani women were the most oppressed class of the society, dependent on men in every walk of life.”

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07.03.2018 | 14:51

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Pikala Bikes: Creating education, providing jobs and more

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Located in Marrakesh the project Pikala Bikes runs a bicycle training center for teens and young adults. There they learn how to restore, repair and maintain a wide variety of bicycles. Moreover this project offers a chance for girls and young women to develop themselves. DW spoke to Cantal Bakker, the director of Pikala Bikes.

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16.08.2017 | 19:31

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Note to a teacher

Mrs. Rosalind Ho, my English teacher in lower secondary school, passed away in mid-April this year.

I last saw her some 28 years ago, when I completed my secondary education. Seeing her obituary reignited memories of my teenage years, underscoring the indelible mark she left on me personally and professionally.

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06.06.2017 | 11:43

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“Talent has no boundaries”

Women have always featured in the news, at times as commodities, sometimes as art. But it is still rare for an immigrant woman to become the talk of the town for her entrepreneurial debut and leadership skills.

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16.05.2017 | 7:53

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