Search Results for Tag: Europe
Insults, violence, attacks on refugee centres. Is this the answer of an enlightened, democratic society, shaped by human and humane values? Fereshta Ludin, high school teacher and former refugee, calls us all to account.
Date10.09.2018 | 9:55
Tags#refugeeswelcome, #wirsindmehr, Afghanistan, asylum seekers, Chemnitz, Europe, Fereshta Ludin, Human rights, refugees, women's rights
Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in its constitution. The result is a triumph for women in Ireland and a victory against populism, says Barbara Wesel.
Date27.05.2018 | 8:25
Tagsabortion, abortion ban, Catholic church, child abuse, England, Europe, Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, USA, women's rights
They have fled from wars, persecution and sexual abuse – and have a strong will to move on. DW talked to women in several refugee centers in Greece about their hopes for the future and their adventurous journey.
Date29.12.2017 | 14:19
TagsAfghanistan, Europe, Greece, Islamic State, Kunduz, refugee, sexual abuse, Syria, women, women's rights
Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries deal differently with sexual harassment, and Germany often lags behind.
Date14.11.2017 | 16:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Europe, gender equality, Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women, women's rights
When I heard about the theme for Women’s Day this year, ‘Be bold for change,’ I thought, ‘Oh, wow that’s so cool.’ Actually, that’s my general reaction to most things. But then I gave it more thought, especially about how change has affected my life, world politics and just about everything.
Date08.03.2017 | 7:24
Tags#Beboldforchange, Angela Merkel, change, Europe, Germany, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, womentalkonline
It is an obsession that literally goes under the Indian society’s skin! “Don’t go out in the sun to play, you’ll turn into a dark-skinned witch and then nobody will marry you!” Sounds funny?!
Date08.03.2016 | 13:47
Tagsbollywood, caste, Dark is Beautiful, dark skin, Discrimination, Europe, fair skin, Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, skin color, women's rights
TIME has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its ‘Person of the Year’. Merkel is the first woman named Person of the Year in three decades. The New York-based news magazine praised her leadership on a range of issues, including her handling of the refugee crisis and helping keep Greece in the Eurozone.
Date22.12.2015 | 15:36
Tags#refugeeswelcome, Angela Merkel, Europe, first woman, German chancellor, glas ceiling, Person of the Year, refugee crisis, Time magazine, women in politics, women's rights, womensrights