Search Results for Tag: India
Two Indian school girls have received national bravery awards for helping police uncover and arrest a group of cross-border human traffickers. DW spoke to the two girls about the motivation behind their Mission.
Date24.01.2017 | 14:34
TagsDarjeeling, human traffickers, India, sex trafficking, sexual abuse, trafficking, West Bengal, women, women's rights
An incident of “mass molestation” on New Year’s Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.
Date10.01.2017 | 12:14
TagsBangalore, India, National Commision for Women, New Year's Eve, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Supreme Court, women, women's rights
Date23.12.2016 | 13:37
TagsAfrika, Child marriage, girls' rights, India, Monika Michel, Sonita, SOS Children's Village, Terre des Femmes
Every year, hundreds of women in India are attacked and even murdered after being accused of being witches. DW travelled to India’s eastern state of Jharkhand to take a closer look at what could be behind this often fatal superstition.
Date16.08.2016 | 15:04
TagsAdivasi, Assam, Bodo, Hajong, India, Jharkhand, Rabha, Violence against women, witch hunt, witchcraft, women's rights
India recently launched its first women professional Kabaddi league. The popular South Asian sport has traditionally been dominated by men but women Kabaddi players say they are out there to demonstrate the ‘girl power.’
Date01.08.2016 | 15:52
Tags#sport, Firebirds, girl power, girls' rights, Ice Divas, India, Kabaddi, saudi arabia, women, women's rights
They are a community that migrated from East Africa to India between the 15th and 19th century. And today, the 60,000-strong community has settled primarily in the Indian states of Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
Date28.07.2016 | 9:38
TagsAndhra Pradesh, CherYsh, Gujarat, Haliyal, India, karnataka, Maharashtra, Murali Krishnan, Siddi, women's rights
In the baking sun and swirling dust, Madhu, 37, looks dejected as she surveys the parched field of kharif paddy and pulse crops in Hamirpur in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Date29.06.2016 | 14:15
Tagsdalit, drought, Hamirpur, India, Maharashtra, monsoon, Murali Krishnan, Uttar Pradesh, women's rights