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The belief in witchcraft, sorcery and the occult often times causes people to be wrongly accused of being a witch. In the last couple of months this has led to several killings in India’s eastern state of Assam. Read this story and other news about women here!
Date24.07.2015 | 13:58
Tags#sorcery, Assam, girls' rights, Human trafficking, nepal, occult, trafficking, witch-hunting, witchcraft, women, women's rights
Dhankumari, 57, lost her belongings and livestock in the killer earthquake that shattered her home on April 25. After the next tremor on May 12, she is even more worried. She is only one of many. Thousands of women and children are affected by Nepal’s devastating earthquake and do not know how to continue with their lives. Relief workers warn of the threat posed to these women by sex traffickers.
Date29.05.2015 | 13:51
TagsAbuse, girls, human traffickers, Murali Krishnan, nepal, sex traffickers, women, women's rights
Even though female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a violation of human right it is still practiced on babies and young girls in many countries because the misconceptions surrounding FGM are deeply rooted in traditions reaching back many generations. But the fight against FGM continues and some of the campaigns against it have begun to bear fruit if only slowly. Read more news about FGM and other topics about women here!
Date29.05.2015 | 12:31
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, FGM, Human rights, Human trafficking, nepal, Nigeria, paracetamol, Pregnancy, Thailand, women, women's rights, women's rights activist
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A report by International Federation for Human Rights suggests men, women and children are being abused after the Egyptian military takeover in July 2013. Read more news about women here.
Date22.05.2015 | 14:47
TagsAbuse, Ausgerechnet Kabul, egypt, Farkhunda, feminist, Human Rights Watch, Kabul, Middle East, nepal, Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel, sex attack, sexual assault, sexual violence
The Nigerian military reported Boko Haram hostages had been held in terrible conditions in the Sambisa Forest. Earlier they had freed nearly 500 women and girls. Read other news about women here.
Date07.05.2015 | 21:05
Talking about ‘real men’ and helping young men to discover their potential to contribute to a better societ is a challenge so Bandana Rana has roped in Nepal’s men in the struggle for gender justice. Having collaborated with the All Nepal Football Association, Rana, who is President of the Nepali non- government organisation, Saathi, has shown how footballers from around 500 clubs in the Himalayan nation can learn skills for societal team building. In a one-on-one with Anita Katyal she elaborateson her work in Nepal and shares her experiences.
Date30.01.2015 | 11:10
Talking about women’s rights in South Asia need not be a serious matter all the time. Here is a selection of websites which tackle women’s themes with a personal touch.
Date17.06.2014 | 14:52