Search Results for Tag: muslim
Can Muslim women and men pray together as equals? In Berlin, a liberal mosque housed in a Protestant church just opened. Many people are pleased, but not everyone. DW’s Sabine Kinkartz reports.
Date17.06.2017 | 13:36
Tagsactivist, Berlin, faith, Germany, Ibn Rushd-Goethe Mosque, muslim, Sabine Kinkartz, Seyran Ates, women's rights
In India, Muslim men can divorce their wives in seconds by uttering the word “Talaq” three times. As a result, women are often left destitute and without access to their children. Now India’s top court is to decide on the legality of the practice.
Date26.05.2017 | 14:02
Tagsfeminism, gender equality, muslim, Pakistan, polygamy, triple talaq, women's rights, womentalkonline, WTO
Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum asks what motivates them – and how others respond.
Date04.04.2017 | 14:23
TagsChristianity, headscarf, islam, Jewish Museum, Judaism, muslim, religious, women's rights, womentalkonline
Lawyer Siti Kasim has been striving to empower Malaysia’s marginalized and oppressed communities to speak up for themselves. Vociferous, unapologetic, doesn’t suffer fools gladly: that about sums up Siti Zabedah Kasim.
Date15.03.2017 | 17:48
TagsBrenda Haas, Human rights, LGBT, Malaysia, marginalized, muslim, Orang Asli, Siti Kasim, Siti Zabedah Kasim, women's rights
From early childhood, I thought that I had a clear idea of life in rural Bangladesh despite the fact that I lived in the port city of Chittagong. My family had strong bonds with small towns and villages and we spent a lot of time there, in the lush and beautiful greenness. When my father died, I realized that there were many hidden realities.
Date06.02.2017 | 10:16