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How Afghanistan’s urban gardens are changing women’s lives

In this photograph taken on June 2, 2018, Afghan women carry rocks while working at a park in the city of Herat.

It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan’s most conservative and unstable provinces.

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30.01.2019 | 14:40

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Afghan men oppose more women’s rights; elders less hardline

About two-thirds of men think women in Afghanistan have too many rights and that women are too emotional to become leaders.

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29.01.2019 | 13:30

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Women’s emancipation has yet to reach Ethiopia’s rural areas

Times are changing for the better for women in Ethiopia. The country has its first female president and half of the cabinet are women. But change is much slower in rural areas as DW correspondent Fanny Facsar found out.

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28.01.2019 | 14:37

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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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