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India votes for a new parliament. Nepalese women are campaigning against harassment on the streets of Kathmandu. Indonesian women are well-represented in politics, but power does not mean that they get enough respect from society. Read more for women’s stories that made it to the headlines.
Date08.04.2014 | 12:17
An Indian judge believes that rape investigations in India use archaic practices. Nepal is now “exporting” people, men and women who leave for foreign countries in the hope of finding better jobs. Women members of parliament in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are developing new programmes to empower women and Bangladesh’s women’s cricket team is making its debut against West Indies. Read on for more on women’s news.
Date26.03.2014 | 10:58
Date19.03.2014 | 12:12
During World War II, hundreds of thousands of Asian women were forced into sex slavery for Japanese troops. Conservative groups argue that this accusation is false. A Berlin university has opened courses for women and the Afghan president seems to be willing to change a law which was described as a setback to women’s rights. Read on for women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date26.02.2014 | 10:26
We hope you had a wonderful transition into the new year and we wish you all the very best for 2014! The new year has started on a pretty unhealthy note for women. To know more and to check which themes made it to the headlines, click on this post.
Date08.01.2014 | 9:49
A young girl in India resists her rapist, bombs in Pakistan’s Peshawar ruin Christmas for several locals, India and US seem to be inching towards a solution after a debate over an Indian diplomat’s treatment. Read more to know about the latest in women’s news.
Date23.12.2013 | 11:16
Aliaa Elmahdy became an icon of the Arab spring when she posted nude photographs of her online. Now, she is all set to wipe her past and begin her new life in Europe. Angela Merkel is set for four more years as the German Chancellor. This will be her third term. Samina Baig and her brother Mirza Ali conquer the Mount Aconcagua peak in Argentina. Read more on women who made it to the headlines.
Date18.12.2013 | 11:21