Search Results for Tag: India
Chai, or tea, they say, is an important part of Indian society. And, in every region, it has its own unique story to tell.
Date31.08.2018 | 9:44
Leena Kejriwal uses art and gaming to share stories of human trafficking and encourage players to take action in the real world. Thousands of girls are forced into the sex trade in India each year.
Date30.08.2018 | 12:36
Tags#missinggirls, domestic slavery, girls' rights, human traficking, India, Kolkata, Missing, sex industry, sex trade, trafficked girls, women's rights
Less than half of the more than 25,000 cases that go to labs each year are processed, while 20 percent of lab reports do not hold up in court due to contaminated evidence
Date24.08.2018 | 14:50
TagsDNA, Enfold Proactive Health Trust, India, New Delhi, rape, sexual assault, women's health, women's rights
“Secret Superstar” was one of the most successful Bollywood movies of 2017. It tells the story of a young girl who has to cover her face in videos of her singing that she uploads to YouTube to avoid being recognized and punished by her father.
Date17.08.2018 | 10:41
Mariya Taher; She was like any Indian girl born in the US. Her childhood was spent in games, chocolates and laughter. But she is a Bohra; a community that believes in cutting girl’s clitoris. In Urdu, this body part is called ‘Haraam ki boti’ which means that private part is a sin. Taher’s clitoris was also cut in her childhood. She was ashamed and after some years decided to start an organization for the Bohra women. But this is not at all easy; especially in the age of social media where anybody can abuse and threaten you.
Date17.08.2018 | 8:46
TagsBohra, Dawoodi Bohra, Female Genital Cutting, female genital mutilation, FGC, FGM, India, Khafz, Khatna, Mariya Taher, Sahiyo
The steady environmental deterioration in the Indian Himalayas spurred more than 4,000 volunteers to take measures to tackle plastic waste.
Date15.08.2018 | 14:18
TagsHimalaya, India, Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Leh, Tibet, women, Women's Alliance of Ladakh, women's rights
The ongoing battle for women’s rights in Europe has been long and hard. Movements are stirred up and gaining momentum in Pakistan as well as in other south Asian countries. How this pursuit of struggle has shaped up, and whether it has brighter prospects in a conservative country like Pakistan? Sadaf Mirza, an eminent female writer and analyst, discusses it in an exclusive talk with DW.
Date28.07.2018 | 13:27
Tagsequal rights, feminism, India, Muslim Women, Pakistan, Sadaf Mirza, Saima Hyder-Zaidi, south asia, Zia Ul Haq