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Women around the world: Myanmar

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.

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24.04.2017 | 14:09

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Confident or complacent?

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.

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20.04.2017 | 14:46

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Women at work worldwide – #BeBoldForChange

International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements while calling for gender equality. See how women perform in jobs that are often still considered “men’s jobs” and what they have to say.

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07.03.2017 | 16:47

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Opinion: Still a long way to go for women in Germany

(Copyright: Fotolia/DD Rockstar)(Copyright: Fotolia/DD Rockstar)

Is International Women’s Day a relic of days gone by? Hardly, says DW’s Sarah Hofmann. We need the day more than ever – not only to push for equal employment and pay, but as a sign of solidarity among women.

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11.03.2015 | 10:00

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Fight for Women’s Rights Everywhere

Women take part in a protest along a main street in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi November 17, 2014. The demonstrators were demanding justice for a woman who was attacked and stripped recently in Nairobi by men who claimed that she was dressed indecently.

Women take part in a protest along a main street in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi November 17, 2014. The demonstrators were demanding justice for a woman who was attacked and stripped recently in Nairobi by men who claimed that she was dressed indecently (Copyright: Reuters/N. Khamis)

I was involved in a discussion started by a friend of mine a couple of days ago. In his opinion, “women’s rights are hardly an issue in most developed western countries in comparison to 100 years ago.” So he thinks that “what liberated woman and supportive men of these western countries need to do is go to a country that really does have woman impediments, and make a difference for them.”

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19.01.2015 | 22:17

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