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It wasn’t usual for me what I experienced nearly two weeks ago. On my way back home from work a group of boys passing by started whistling and singing songs in a language that was not English, Hindi, Urdu or German, the languages I recognize. It shocked me as it had never happened to me during my three years long stay in Germany. It shocked me even more when a similar incident happened to me again a few days later.
Date14.01.2016 | 22:21
Tags#sexualviolence, Angela Merkel, cologne, feminism, Germany, refugees, Samrah Fatima, sexual assault, women's rights, womensrights
ISIS 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.
Date12.12.2015 | 11:43
Tagsfemale Canadian soldier, female refugees, feminism, feminist, Hanna Bohman, IS, ISIS, pay gap, Peshmerga, sanitary pads, Syria, we should all be feminists, women's rights, womensrights
The journey from pregnancy to motherhood is a transition I am certain I share with all women on road to motherhood, specifically first-time-mothers. However, what was shocking for me was that during this time, I became a target of the most anti-feminist and sexist comments that I had ever heard. With feminism and sexism so relative to cultures, I have documented a list of top five comments that I found most offensive.
Date13.10.2014 | 13:29
Women in Egypt are clamoring for more rights. Pakistan prepares to advertize for more contraception to decrease birth rates. Read more for the women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date17.06.2014 | 9:36
We hope you had a wonderful transition into the new year and we wish you all the very best for 2014! The new year has started on a pretty unhealthy note for women. To know more and to check which themes made it to the headlines, click on this post.
Date08.01.2014 | 9:49
A friend asked me the other day, “Why are you such an intimidating feminist?” I replied, “Have you ever been slapped and abused only because you were not a son?” My friend was silent, almost sympathetic. I wasn’t. “Have you been raped and couldn’t do anything about it because that man was your husband?”
Date21.11.2013 | 8:51