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Iranian feminists ‘are engaged in a global conversation’

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.

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03.07.2018 | 13:42

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The changing role of women in China

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.

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15.12.2017 | 12:53

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Different country different sexual harassment?

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.

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14.11.2017 | 16:00

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Bunny Tail vs Superwoman

Waitresses pose inside the Playboy Club at the Sands Casino in Macau, December 18, 2010

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.

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14.11.2017 | 15:32

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#PussyIsPower – Creating awareness for women’s rights issue

Sadiah Meiselbach

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.

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11.11.2017 | 14:03

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The fight against ‘instant’ divorce in India

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.

 

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26.05.2017 | 14:02

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Women around the world: Laos

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.

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25.04.2017 | 7:39

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