Search Results for Tag: Europe
Driving trams, ploughing fields and manning production lines: World War I radically changed women’s role in society, as they stepped into the boots of men gone to fight for their countries. November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
Date10.11.2018 | 15:30
TagsDavid Lloyd, Europe, Mata Hari, Paulo Coelho, Rene Viviani, revolution, spy, women's rights, World War I
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