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International Women’s Day 2017

#Beboldforchange. This is the motto of this year’s International Women’s Day. The motto itself suggests that change is not something which can be made easily. Are we the ones who boldly need to make the change? Or do we just have to boldly accept changes? What does making bold changes entail?

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08.03.2017 | 19:01

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The Monthly Exiles

periodFive days ago, Sita Karki, 14, was forced into isolation in a filthy, dark and sweltering cattle shed about 10 minutes away from her home. The reason is that she is menstruating.

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06.02.2017 | 10:36

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Comments of the Week

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What is the significance of a headscarf to a woman? What some women in rural Nepal have to endure if they have their period? These are some of the posts on Facebook that caught a lot of attention. We chose some of the coments given by readers. See them here!

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10.01.2017 | 21:25

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Women in the News

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© DW/S. Cousins

Violence and destruction are the only things the Yazidis ever experienced in ISIS captivity. Now more stories have been revealed and some tell of unbelievable brutalities toward women. But now Yazidi women decide to take action against ISIS and form Sun Brigade, an all-women unit of the Peshmerga, the Kurdish armed Forces. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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15.10.2015 | 23:01

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Women in the News

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© Twitter/Isischan

Do you know how ISIS deals with women? According to a report an Iraqi woman has killed an ISIS commander that forced her to become a sex slave. Read more here and don’t forget to share and tweet the news of #ISISchan!

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15.09.2015 | 19:58

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