Search Results for Tag: girls
Date06.02.2017 | 10:36
TagsAbuse, Chhaupadi pratha, Discrimination, girls, menstruation, nepal, period, rape, tradition, women
From early childhood, I thought that I had a clear idea of life in rural Bangladesh despite the fact that I lived in the port city of Chittagong. My family had strong bonds with small towns and villages and we spent a lot of time there, in the lush and beautiful greenness. When my father died, I realized that there were many hidden realities.
Date06.02.2017 | 10:16
Tokyo has withdrawn its ambassador to Seoul after a new statue in honor of “comfort women” is placed outside its Busan consulate. There are also fears that the political turmoil in Seoul would jeopardize the 2015 deal.
Date10.01.2017 | 12:01
TagsBusan, comfort women, girls, Japan, Pacific War, Park Geun-hye, South Korea, Vienna Convention, Violence against women, women, women's rights
In a country where daughters are locked up and music is frowned upon by fundamentalist extremists, Negin Khpalwak is determined to become Afghanistan’s first female conductor.
Date10.08.2016 | 15:55
TagsAfghanistan, Discrimination, female conductor, girls, girls' rights, Negin Khpalwak, women's rights
Women of today’s world face different challenges in life, whether it is public or private sphere. The nature and extent of suffering for women largely vary, depending on the geographical location they happen to live in. But there is one common problem which most of the women face: Obsession for thinness. This obsession is severely damaging women’s physical and psychological health and affecting their entire lives.
Date20.07.2016 | 16:25