Search Results for Tag: gender
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
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.
Date07.03.2017 | 16:47
Tags#Beboldforchange, gender, gender inequality, International Women's Day, paygap, stereotypes, women's rights
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.
Date11.03.2015 | 10:00
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.”
Date19.01.2015 | 22:17