Search Results for Tag: empowering women
Malala Yousafzai said it, and it is true. Education is a right that is under threat by the Taliban in Pakistan. Police often have to stand guard outside schools. In the past the Taliban has attacked schools and killed children and teachers were killed. It could happen again any time. In Pakistan: education is an act of courage. See more here!
Date24.03.2016 | 15:15
TagsEducation, empowering girls, empowering women, extrimists, Gábor Halász, girl's education, girls' rights, Kabul, Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan, taliban, women's rights
Can all pop stars really sing? Or are there fans who can sing better than them? Rihanna was stunned this week when she handed the microphone to a fan who can really sing. Read more here, and other news about women!
Date24.03.2016 | 14:24
TagsDeepika Padukone, Emine Erdogan, empowering women, equal pay day, harem, Hillary Clinton, Red Brigade, Rihanna, Sanders, Star Wars, Trump, USA, women's rights
The last International Women’s Day has women’s groups around the world calling attention to persistent injustices against women. The Israeli women’s magazine Laisha is attempting to pull sexual abuse out of the shadows by putting victims on its cover.
Date22.03.2016 | 14:50
TagsAbuse, empowering women, International Women's Day, Israeli, Julie Gregson, Laisha, magazine, sexual abuse, sexual assault, women's rights
Parveen Bibi was one of the first women to drive a rickshaw in Lahore. Many men react with hostility, but she says it’s her business how she supports her family.
Date22.03.2016 | 14:19
Tagsempowering women, hostility, Lahore, make ends meet, Pakistan, Parveen Bibi, pink rickshaw, tuktuk, women's rights
The mullah culture is a constant threat to new and secular feminism in Pakistan, writes feminist writer Ayesha Hasan.
Date17.03.2016 | 15:06
TagsAbuse, Ayesha Hasan, Council of Islamic Ideology, empowering women, Honor killing, islam, jirga, Pakistan, Pakistan Women Lawyer's Association, Punjab, The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, un-islamic, Violence against women, Women Protection Bill, Women's Action Forum, women's rights
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
A few months ago some women from Islamabad (Pakistan) organized a conference to raise awareness about rape and sexual assault. This conference was organized in one of the universities in Islamabad by the collaboration of “Gender And Woman Studies” department professionals. People from different walks of life attended the conference including politicians, teachers, students and social workers. The basic purpose of this conference was to raise awareness about the rape and harassment.
Date17.02.2016 | 12:19
Tags"Why we are so", “HUM AISY KYUN HEN”, #empowerwomen, empowering girls, empowering women, Gender and Woman Studies, gender stereotypes, harassment, Pakistan, rape, Roheena Sajid, sexual assault, women's rights