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#MeToo, beyond the Hollywood bubble – Global Media Forum 2018

Left to right: Urvashi Butalia, Ellen Harrington, Rokhaya Diallo, Karin Helmstaedt and Joumana Haddad

The #MeToo movement has been lauded as a catalyst for change. But what effects has it really had for women worldwide? A DW Arts.21 special brought international activists together at the Global Media Forum to find out.

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13.06.2018 | 20:19

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18-Year-Old Pop Singer Ginni Mahi Wows International Audience at the Global Media Forum in Bonn

Ginni Mahi, an 18-year-old pop singer from India’s northern state of Punjab, inspires change by campaigning for the rights of “lower” castes through music.

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12.06.2018 | 10:48

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“Can the media uphold gender equality and diversity in an age of great uncertainty?”

This was the topic of a panel discussion I attended at the Global Media Forum that was recently held in Bonn, Germany.

Featuring four female panelists and a male moderator, the discussion covered everything from the Women’s March on Washington and the use of social media to communicate women’s narratives that are not  published by the mainstream media in certain countries, to female quotas in the workplace and the UN’s sustainable development goals to achieve equal rights for women.

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27.06.2017 | 14:38

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Mukto Mona blogger Rafida Ahmed visited Germany

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DW’s the Bobs competition 2015 (#thebobs15) has given an award to the Mukto Mona blog, which means ‘freethinker’ in English. One of the bloggers of the group blogging site, Rafida Ahmed Bonya, will receive the award on June 23, 2015 at GMF (#dw_gmf). We will follow her during the visit and will include regular updates about her. So stay with us!

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20.06.2015 | 16:10

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A fresh wave of news

6. Field Work

40 women, most of them from India’s most downtrodden regions, tell their stories every week through Khabar Lahariya, which literally means, “waves of news.”

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10.06.2014 | 9:49

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The infolady

Infolady – the short form for “information lady” is a revolutionary concept that has provided thousands of Bangladeshi women the much-desired freedom and chance to use modern technologies. The infolady project is one of the winners in the Deutsche Welle Bobs awards for the category, “Global Media Forum Award.”

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29.05.2013 | 9:44

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Announcing the winner of the blog contest

Dear readers, thank you very much for the enthusiastic response we received for our blog competition announced in June. It was very exciting to know what you think about education and the kind of experiences you have had at school.

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07.08.2012 | 12:12

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