Search Results for Tag: India
In an interview with DW, Indian feminist V. S. Elizabeth says that although the global #MeToo movement had an impact on India, it is still restricted to the educated middle class with an access to the Internet.
Date20.03.2018 | 14:41
Tags#MeToo, Eve teasing, feminism, feminist, gang rape, harassment, India, V. S. Elizabeth, women's rights
Karuna Mondal, 51, of the village of Hiranmoypur in the Sundarbans clearly remembers the day her husband ventured out in the morning for a fishing trip with some other men. That was seven years ago.
Date24.02.2018 | 15:43
Despite numerous campaigns and popular slogans over the years, the fondness for sons remains strong among Indian parents. Many of them continue to see boys as an investment and girls a liability.
Date03.02.2018 | 9:09
Tags'Beti Bacchao, All India Womens' Progressive Association, Beti Padhao', daughters, Discrimination, HAQ Centre for Child Rights, haryana, India, Kavita Krishnan, Murali Krishnan, New Delhi
Violent protests erupt in India against Bollywood epic ‘Padmaavat’
Hindu fringe elements in parts of northern India have resorted to mass protests and vandalism in a bid to block the release of “Padmaavat,” a film about a mythical Hindu queen. Protesters say the movie distorts history. – Author: Srinivas Mazumdaru
Date24.01.2018 | 19:12
TagsHindu, India, myth, Narendra Modi, Padmaavat, Priyanka Chopra, queen, Rajput, Uttar Pradesh, women's 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
A recent series of gruesome rapes and murders has sparked outrage in northern India. The incidents are the latest for a region with a grim history of violence against women. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Date19.01.2018 | 15:28
Tags#actofviolence, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, gang rape, haryana, India, Murali Krishnan, Narendra Modi, Punjab, rape
A proposed bill criminalizing “triple talaq” among Indian Muslims has spawned an acrimonious debate. Critics complain if it becomes law, it could be used as a tool against Muslim men and wouldn’t help Muslim women.
Date05.01.2018 | 11:19