Search Results for Tag: empowering women
Muniba Mazari represents the modern woman in Pakistan. In a conservative country like Pakistan, she has broken the stereotypes. She is a writer, artist, singer, activist and a motivational speaker . The beautiful and attractive young female is also a paraplegic, having lost control of both legs after sustaining injuries in a car accident. Recently, UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, named Muniba Mazari as Pakistan’s first female goodwill ambassador to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
Date05.02.2016 | 12:37
TagsBeenish Javed, empowering girls, empowering women, girls' rights, Muniba Mazari, Pakistan, Planet 50-50 by 230: Step It Up for Gender Equality, UN women, 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
Child marriage, considered a human rights violation, is a prevalent phenomenon in India that many activists have been fighting against for decades. A report by the ICRW states that the prevalence of child marriage is 60 percent in the state of Bihar, the highest in the country.
Date29.01.2016 | 15:32
Tagsbihar, Child marriage, CorStone, Education for girls, empowering girls, empowering women, ICRW, India, women's rights
Womens rights and gender equality are in focus in Afghanistan after Kabul University introduced a new course aimed at improving the position of women in Afghan society.
Date24.11.2015 | 14:53
TagsAfghanistan, Eastern Europe, empowering women, Farkhunda, gender equality, gender intolerance, Kabul, Latin America, women's rights, womensrights
Love, romance and a dash of heartache have made their stories extremely popular. As Cecelia Ahern publishes her 12th novel, “The Marble Collector,” here are a few more successful writers of the genre.
Date07.11.2015 | 13:04
TagsCecilia Ahern, Charlotte Link, eat pray love, Emily Bronte, empowering women, female peshmerga, Gaby Hauptmann, Hera Lind, Jane Eyre, Katie Fforde, Lord of the Rings, Nicholas Sparks, Rosamunde Pilcher, Utta Danella, women's rights, womensrights
Hélène Darroze discovered her love of cooking at an early age. Now she runs two restaurants, has two Michelin stars and has been proclaimed best female chef of the year by a British magazine. What’s her secret? Watch here!
Date07.11.2015 | 2:14
TagsAbuse, empowering girls, empowering women, Europe, female chef, Hélène Darroze, Kigali, Rajasthan, Rwanda, sexual violence, women's rights, womensrights
Sexual assault is often caused by the combination of expectation of how women must behave in society and male chauvinism. Posts with this topic also get much attention from readers. Check the latest comments here!
Date20.10.2015 | 11:41
TagsAbuse, bollywood, burka, dress code, empowering women, Kashmir, sexual assault, women's rights, womensrights