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“The socio-political system is not conducive for the development of Pakistani girls”

Malala Yousafzai

Young Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai says that “one child, one pen, one book and one teacher can change the world”. Aimen Rubab agrees but points out that problems arise if the child is a girl, the pen is not free, books are not available and teachers are “totally biased against female students”.

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10.10.2018 | 9:11

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Inspirational women in science

Many women have provided a rich source of inspiration for young scientists – both male and female – down the years. They’ve made remarkable discoveries, often despite ingrained sexism within their chosen field.

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28.03.2017 | 12:41

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Write About Women’s and Girl‘s Rights!

© picture-alliance/dpa/U. Ruiz Basurto

© picture-alliance/dpa/U. Ruiz Basurto

What’s the situation of women’s and girl’s rights in your country? Gang rape, child marriage, witch hunts, domestic violence, gender bias, glass ceiling, pay gap, discrimination…

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28.07.2016 | 15:39

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Blacking Out Gender Bias On Screen

Although Geena Davis essayed the role of President of United States of America in TV show, Commander-in-Chief, she believes that women are far less likely to be a judge or doctor or in any other professional or leadership position.

Although Geena Davis played the role of President of United States of America in TV show, Commander-in-Chief, she believes that women are far less likely to be a judge or doctor or in any other professional or leadership position.

What do we learn about women and girls when we turn on the television or go to the movies? Around the world, female characters in films and television take far less space than male characters. They do less interesting things. They are judged by their appearance. That is Geena Davis‘ opinion.

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05.06.2015 | 22:05

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To be or not to be India’s Daughter?

 

First anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013 (Copyright: Reuters)

First anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013 (Copyright: Reuters)

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, NDTV, India’s largest English news channel, was due to broadcast British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter. The film is based on the brutal murder and gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, Jyoti Singh also known as Nirbhaya which means ‘The Fearless One’.

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08.03.2015 | 13:26

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