Search Results for Tag: Kenya
Date06.09.2016 | 14:26
Tags#endFGM, crime, Edna Adan, female genital mutilation, FGM, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Somali, Somaliland, women's rights
Colorful, patterned or plain – at wedding ceremonies or during funerals – African women always have the right headscarf for every occasion. For many, it is an indispensable part of their outfit.
Date15.02.2016 | 15:06
Tagsafrica, akan, Burkina Faso, Ghana, headscarf, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, tradition, Tuareg, women's rights
Why is fighting FGM so hard? What has to change before women and girls are not threatened anymore by this crime? Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date07.11.2015 | 11:54
Tags#ConsentIs, #endFGM, creepshot, egypt, female genital mutilation, FGM, gang rape, India, Kenya, New Delhi, rape, sanitary pads, Tahrir Square, taliban, Uber
United Nation General Assembly has declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child (#dayofthegirlchild). This way the UN recognizes the special challenges many girls around the world are facing and stresses the importance of the fight of girls’ rights. For this we compiled tweets with information about girls’ education in many countries, the celebration of the Day of the Girl Cild and news about girls that made it to the headlines.
Date20.10.2015 | 11:54
Tags#dayofthegirlchild, Afghanistan, bangladesh, Child marriage, delhi, Farkhunda, Forced marriage, gang rape, India, Kenya, rape, smuggler, Syria, trafficker, women's rights, womensrights, Younis
Gundo, a Senegalese woman working to stop female genital mutilation (FGM). But this isn’t a problem limited to Africa. Our reporters meet women speaking out in Germany and the UK as part of our upcoming webisode #endFGM. Watch these hopeful stories about a tradition that needs to change – and join in using the hashtag #endFGM
Date20.10.2015 | 11:44
Date05.10.2015 | 10:00
TagsAmref Health Africa, Female circumcision, female genital mutilation, FGM, HIV, Kajiado, Kenya, Maasai, women's rights, womensrights
The war in Syria has been causing a lot of casualties. But a story of a “strong baby” being born in that war-torn country can also be read in the news. Read more about it here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date24.09.2015 | 9:58
TagsAleppo, baby, cloth sanitary pad, fistula, girl gamer, Kenya, Mexico, sexual harassment, Syria, Twitch, women's rights, womensrights