Search Results for Tag: gender equality
What can women’s rights activists in the West learn from the struggle of feminist movements in Iran? DW spoke with researcher Janet Bauer, who has extensively studied women’s issues in different cultural contexts.
Date03.07.2018 | 13:42
Chinese women are becoming increasingly successful in the business world, but still do not have equal rights. However, their growing economic power will change their role in society, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Date15.12.2017 | 12:53
TagsChina, Chinese women, Frank Sieren, gender equality, pay gap, women's rights, World Bank, World Economic Forum
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
Time to hang up that Bunny suit … and bring out your Superwoman costume. About eight years ago in South Africa, I started my own magazine. It was born out of the idea that mainstream publications did not represent the real beauty of the people who surrounded me. I had subscribed to Cosmopolitan magazine since I was 16 and had read the issues cover to cover. I scanned the percentage of advertising in each issue and deconstructed the content, themes and styles until I got bored by the predictability.
Date14.11.2017 | 15:32
Tags#sexism, bunny tail, gender equality, Hugh Hefner, Playboy Bunnies, Playboy Hefner, superwoman, women's rights, wonder woman
Sadiah Meiselbach, Public Relations Officer at The Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung – an international development and advocacy organization and the brainchild behind the #PussyIsPower campaign spoke to WTO Reporter Roma Rajpal Weiss on how the women’s empowerment campaign in developing countries was conceived and went on to win accolades.
Date11.11.2017 | 14:03
Tags#Pussyispower, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, gender equality, Sadiah Meiselbach, women's empowerment, women's rights
In India, Muslim men can divorce their wives in seconds by uttering the word “Talaq” three times. As a result, women are often left destitute and without access to their children. Now India’s top court is to decide on the legality of the practice.
Date26.05.2017 | 14:02
Tagsfeminism, gender equality, muslim, Pakistan, polygamy, triple talaq, women's rights, womentalkonline, WTO
In collaboration with EyeEm, DW invited photographers to share images that offer an insight into the lives of women around the world. This one was taken in Laos by Ferdinand Henke.
Date25.04.2017 | 7:39
Tags#sexism, Buddhism, Ferdinand Henke, gender equality, laos, Luang Prabang, sexist, women's rights