Search Results for Tag: girls’ rights
Empowerment for Muslim women in India is still some distance away. Many are denied an education and forced into early marriages. But a recent Supreme Court ruling banning unilateral divorce could be the harbinger of better things to come.
Date28.10.2017 | 15:45
Amidst the grandeur of Cape Town, SA’s main tourist hotspot, lies the informal township of Khayelitsha. In stark contrast to the affluent neighboring towns in Cape Town, many people are afraid to venture here and few believe that any good can come from this community. However Baratang Miya, a self-taught software developer and the founder of the non-profit organization GirlHype, believes otherwise. Through her organization, she aims to empower women and girls with technology and entrepreneurship. She delights in finding “wealth” in a community such as Khayelitsha.
Date28.10.2017 | 15:34
TagsBaratang Miya, Cape Town, GirlHype, girls' rights, Khayelitsha, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, women's rights
Gulalai Ismail, a Pakistani human rights activist from the Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was recently awarded the Reach All Women in War (RAW) Anna Politkovskaya Award alongside the late Indian journalist, Gauri Lankesh.
Date17.10.2017 | 16:41