Search Results for Tag: Kolkata
Marriages traditions differ around the globe. DW takes a closer look at some wedding traditions worldwide, and we would like to invite you to share with us the wedding tradition in your country.
Date28.11.2018 | 14:07
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
DURGA, a photography project by Sharmistha Dutta that addresses the apathy and gender inequality that exists against women, especially widows in India. WTO Reporter Roma Rajpal Weiß spoke to her on the plight of widows in India and the inspiration behind her project.
Date15.09.2015 | 21:08
Last year, a woman was raped in a moving car in Kolkata. She was coming out of a five-star hotel on Kolkata’s posh Park Street when five young boys kidnapped her and later raped her. The victim, a mother of two daughters, did not find any compassion with the police in Kolkata. Today, she is working with an NGO which provides help for traumatized women. She spoke to DW correspondent Prabhakar Mani about her struggle to come to terms with her life.
Date05.06.2013 | 13:43