Search Results for Tag: Human rights
The Vietnamese singer and activist Mai Khoi is an outspoken advocate for human rights and freedom of expression in Vietnam. She spoke with DW about her political activism.
Date01.07.2017 | 14:07
Lawyer Siti Kasim has been striving to empower Malaysia’s marginalized and oppressed communities to speak up for themselves. Vociferous, unapologetic, doesn’t suffer fools gladly: that about sums up Siti Zabedah Kasim.
Date15.03.2017 | 17:48
TagsBrenda Haas, Human rights, LGBT, Malaysia, marginalized, muslim, Orang Asli, Siti Kasim, Siti Zabedah Kasim, women's rights
Refugee crisis is still a big topic in Europe. As governments obviously not able to find a way to solve this problem, normal people have been working as volunteers to help refugees with food, clothing, toys for children and one woman even saved a refugee’s by taking him to her boat in the Aegean Sea. Read more about her and other news about women here.
Date18.09.2015 | 19:24
Tags#refugeeswelcome, China, egypt, female genital mutilation, FGM, Human rights, refugee women, refugees, Sierra Leone, Syria, women's rights
Even though female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a violation of human right it is still practiced on babies and young girls in many countries because the misconceptions surrounding FGM are deeply rooted in traditions reaching back many generations. But the fight against FGM continues and some of the campaigns against it have begun to bear fruit if only slowly. Read more news about FGM and other topics about women here!
Date29.05.2015 | 12:31
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, FGM, Human rights, Human trafficking, nepal, Nigeria, paracetamol, Pregnancy, Thailand, women, women's rights, women's rights activist
When we hear the phrase “women’s issues,” numerous issues and problems come to our minds and most of the problems have been prevalent for centuries. In spite of the plans and policies at national and international levels, no substantial work has been done for the elimination of these issues from women’s lives. Only superficial efforts have been made, which hardly influence the living standards of women at grass root level.
Date08.01.2015 | 22:20