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“I am healed now” says newly-male police constable

Lalit Salve

”Menstruation? … I don’t know.

Perhaps something happened during my teenage years.

I don’t know… Don’t know.”

These hesitant words are spoken by the first police constable in India to have undergone Genital Reconstruction Surgery. Once Lalita, he became Lalit Bhau Salve.

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12.10.2018 | 12:30

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Beyond the veil: Bold art by Persian-Arab women

Super heroes, mythical female figures in the desert: the Suspended Territories exhibition at the Marta Herford museum shows contemporary women’s art from the Arab World, Iran and North Africa. – Author: Julia Hitz

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20.01.2018 | 14:44

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Aren’t men and women already equal?

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We are living in the 21th century. In this modern age we tend to think that men and women are equal. But are they really? Ahead of International Women’s Day 2016, DW spoke with activist and feminist Kristina Lunz about how far we’ve come and how far we’ve yet to go regarding gender equality.

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08.03.2016 | 14:20

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Comments of the Week

Refugee's wait for a first police check in a tent near the central train station in in Passau, southern Germany, on October 8, 2015. © AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Refugees wait for a first police check in a tent near the central train station in in Passau, southern Germany, on October 8, 2015. © AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

The ordeal which the victims of ISIS had to go through, the refugees who were forced to run away from their homes by ISIS, and the effort to help them touch the heart of many people. Some of them are reflected in the comments given by our readers.

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01.12.2015 | 20:31

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Women and their rights: the reality

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© picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Qadri

The bitter truth can be found in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. I am a woman and I know for sure how far our rights are protected. I understand the problems that could come with our rights but we deserve dignity, respect and to be treated with love.

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16.11.2015 | 6:42

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War on women

 

No one in this world can match the amount of patience and benevolence a woman bestows upon those she loves. Then why are women living in such deplorable and appalling conditions? Women have always been subjected to violence at the hands of their male counterparts in almost every part of the globe. What is it that makes men behave in such a contemptible way towards women?

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21.08.2013 | 9:23

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Why abandon daughters?

“Kashmiri society seems to be turning intolerant towards the girl child. We seem to be nearing a society that desires to have an all-male population,” writes Rabia Noor.

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12.03.2013 | 11:25

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