Search Results for Tag: Human rights
“To disfigure a woman by throwing acid on her face is, to me, one the basest, crudest acts of subjugation imaginable,” said Shah Rukh Khan on Monday (January 22) at World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos.
German photographer Ann-Christine Woehrl took pictures of women who survived acid attacks – and discovered extraordinary strength. – Author: Monika Griebeler
Date23.01.2018 | 13:48
Tagsacid attack, Ann-Christine Wehrl, bangladesh, Human rights, India, law, Pakistan, photography, strength, Uganda, women's rights
In Mauritania, northwestern Africa, slavery is a fact of modern life. It’s estimated that 10-20 percent of the country’s 3.5 million people are still enslaved in a system rooted in ethnic discrimination. – Author: Robert Asher and Safa Faki
Date04.01.2018 | 14:52
Tagscaste, Discrimination, domestic ause, ethnic discrimination, Human rights, Mauritania, poverty, slavery, women's rights
All over the world demonstrations have been held on November 25, wich is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It is followed by 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence that will end on December 10, which is Human Rights Day.
Date29.11.2017 | 19:28
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