Search Results for Tag: gender
Hera Hussain’s social enterprise Chayn is helping women in abusive relationships or environment to find the right information and support they need to take control of their lives. This initiative got her on MIT Technology Review’s Innovators list of Under 35, 2018, Forbes 30 under 30 – Social Entrepreneurship 2018.
Date21.11.2018 | 10:43
TagsBeenish Javed, Chayn, gender, gender-based violence, Hera Hussain, Violence against women, women's rights
It’s an old and painful practice. But even today, young girls in Cameroon have their breasts bound or beaten with stones. A women’s rights group is fighting back against the tradition through education in schools.
Date16.10.2018 | 11:43
”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.
Date12.10.2018 | 12:30
TagsDiscrimination, gender, Gender discrimination, India, LGBT, LGBTQ, menstruation, Transgender, Vinamrata Chaturvedi
The Cambodian government has begun an initiative aimed at encouraging young women to study science and technology. The goal is for more women to become the future leaders in the country’s growing IT sector.
Date18.07.2018 | 15:24
On March 14th of this year, a 23-year-old woman, whom the police identified as Sunita, was severely beaten for refusing a marriage proposal in Kanchanpur, Nepal. She had her eyes gouged out and hot ghee poured over her body. The suspect Rakesh Chand, who had offered his hand in marriage, then fled. He had been harassing her for months and had already attacked her in the past.
Date03.05.2018 | 9:34
TagsDiscrimination, gender, India, marriage, marriage proposal, nepal, Preeti Shakya, south asia, Violence against women
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 Myanmar by Bruno Guerreiro.
Date24.04.2017 | 14:09
Tagsbreadwinner, Bruno Guerreiro, Burmese women, equality, gender, Mingalar, Myanmar, Nyaung Shwe, Women talk online, women's rights
When I first moved from Asia to Europe – specifically to Germany – I was a European size 36. Then I discovered German bread – specifically “brötchen” – and they proved to be my undoing.
Date20.04.2017 | 14:46
Tagsbeauty, Brenda Haas, Brötchen, carbs, cellulite, Dove, gender, Germany, South Asian, women's rights