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On the occasion of International Women’s Day Dunya Maumoon, Foreign Minister of the Maldives has been speaking out on women’s rights in her island nation. Maumoon, for many years has been an ardent supporter of human rights and women’s rights in the Maldives, is the daughter of a former president. In a DW interview she underlined her commitment to women’s rights at home and abroad.
Date09.03.2016 | 14:01
TagsDunya Maumoon, Education, empowering girls, empowering women, Foreign Minister of the Maldives, girls' rights, International Women's Day, The Maldives, women's rights
The capacity to bounce back and thrive in the face of adversity is not a natural talent or quality. Rather, it’s the result of a set of skills that can be learned. And no better has this been demonstrated in the impoverished state of Bihar in northern India.
Date29.01.2016 | 15:37
Tagsbihar, Child marriage, Education, empowering girls, empowering women, girls' rights, ICRW, India, International Center for Research on Women, Murali Krishnan, women's rights
More than half of all Indonesians are under the age of 30, but very few can afford a good education. Social entrepreneur Veronica Colondam wants to change that. Her organization, YCAB, provides affordable schooling for the poor. See here!
Date05.01.2016 | 8:58
Tagscareer, children's rights, Education, Education for girls, Indonesia, Jakarta, Veronica Colondam, women's rights, womensrights, YCAB
A few months ago we have published the story of Dr Habiba Sarabi, who became Afghanistan’s first female provincial governor, appointed by the then President Hamid Karzai in 2005. She governed Bamyan and used this platform to promote the rich cultural heritage of the province. In this one-on-one Dr Sarabi shares her extraordinary journey towards becoming one of the foremost female voices in the Afghan politics right now.
Date05.10.2015 | 10:27
An exhibition was organized in the Pakistan-china Friendship Centre in Islamabad a few months ago. I visited the centre to attend the exhibition, and met many women who came there from different areas of Pakistan to present their work. When I saw their art work, I was pleasantly surprised. Each and every piece was so dedicatedly made that I fell in love with the work.
Date19.06.2015 | 17:35
Tagsart work, Education, gender equality, house wife, islamabad, Pakistan, Roheena Sajid, women's empowerment, women's rights, workin women
I was involved in a discussion started by a friend of mine a couple of days ago. In his opinion, “women’s rights are hardly an issue in most developed western countries in comparison to 100 years ago.” So he thinks that “what liberated woman and supportive men of these western countries need to do is go to a country that really does have woman impediments, and make a difference for them.”
Date19.01.2015 | 22:17
Auma Obama tells Women Talk Online that women’s emancipation need not be a fight where women are constantly trying to get the better of men.
Date31.07.2014 | 14:42