Search Results for Tag: headscarf
Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.
Date15.02.2019 | 13:41
TagsAzam Jangravi, compulsory hijab, headscarf, Hijab, Iran, islam, Islamic Revolution, Tehran, women's rigts
Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum asks what motivates them – and how others respond.
Date04.04.2017 | 14:23
TagsChristianity, headscarf, islam, Jewish Museum, Judaism, muslim, religious, women's rights, womentalkonline
What is the significance of a headscarf to a woman? What some women in rural Nepal have to endure if they have their period? These are some of the posts on Facebook that caught a lot of attention. We chose some of the coments given by readers. See them here!
Date10.01.2017 | 21:25
TagsDonald Trump, headscarf, Meryl Streep, nepal, period, Violence against women, women, women's rights
Colorful, patterned or plain – at wedding ceremonies or during funerals – African women always have the right headscarf for every occasion. For many, it is an indispensable part of their outfit.
Date15.02.2016 | 15:06
Tagsafrica, akan, Burkina Faso, Ghana, headscarf, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, tradition, Tuareg, women's rights
Do you know how ISIS deals with women? According to a report an Iraqi woman has killed an ISIS commander that forced her to become a sex slave. Read more here and don’t forget to share and tweet the news of #ISISchan!
Date15.09.2015 | 19:58
Tags#endFGM, #ISISchan, abortion, female genital mutilation, FGM, headscarf, Hong Kong, ISIS, nepal, women's rights
While Russia is pondering imposing restrictions on abortion rights, Amnesty International is urging Ireland to end its abortion ban. Read more news about women here and tell us if we miss something.
Date19.06.2015 | 14:07
TagsAbercrombie & Fitch, abortion, abortion law, abortion rights, Amnesty International, Angela Merkel, Aung San Suu Kyi, civil rights, civil rights activist, headscarf, I can do it, Ireland, muslim woman, Nazi, Rachel Dolezal, russia, women's rights
Western societies are often criticized for stereotyping Islamic culture, especially the Muslim women, who are often judged by the media based on their dress code. But where do these stereotypes come from? Perhaps Muslim societies themselves are responsible for strengthening these stereotypes.
Date25.10.2012 | 16:37