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Wearing tradition – thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp

Thanaka, a paste that has been used for centuries to protect skin from the sun, is traditionally applied in swirls to the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women. Itʹs a custom female refugees in Bangladesh are keen to preserve.

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28.08.2018 | 15:22

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From Afghan refugee to British politician

Peymana Assad, whose parents came to the UK as refugees 25 years ago, is playing an active role in British politics. In an interview with DW, she talks about her political activities and far-right extremism in Britain.

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26.05.2018 | 11:30

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Comments of the Week

CologneCologne attacks got the most attention from our readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week!

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24.01.2016 | 0:06

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Women in the News

peshmergaISIS is pretty much talked about if people are discussing terror attack. But a female Canadian soldier who fought with Kurds against ISIS said, “It is not what you expect.” Read her story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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12.12.2015 | 11:43

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No ‘safe’ asylum for female refugees in Europe

pengungsi perempuanFemale migrants coming to Europe are exposed to physical and sexual violence while living in cramped shelters with other refugees. But cultural prejudices and trauma make it difficult for them to talk about abuse.

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13.10.2015 | 12:29

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