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Women press ahead with change in Iran

Forty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.

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11.02.2019 | 12:11

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The life and struggle of Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo

After years of living under house arrest, Liu Xia, the widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, was finally set free by the Chinese government. She has now left China, leaving behind a painful history.

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10.07.2018 | 20:03

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Uncensored: Muslim women speak about women’s rights

A new book “Usensurert” (Uncensored) by Norwegian non-fiction writer and journalist Birgitte C. Huitfeldt takes a look behind the veil of what it means to be a woman in the Muslim world.

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04.07.2017 | 11:38

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Pakistani women: Between glory and misery

A nation that can take pride in leading women in fields including politics, education and cyber security is ranked almost the worst for gender equality. DW’s head of Urdu, Kishwar Mustafa, explores this dilemma.

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24.04.2017 | 6:51

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“We as consumers have lost sight of its cost to the planet.”

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Scilla Elworthy Ph.D., Councillor of the World Future Council and founder of the Oxford Research Group and Peace Direct, was the one of the first women to publish a report on female genital mutilation that led to the World Health Organization campaign to eradicate the practice. Three-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, she recently published her latest book “Pioneering the Possible – Awakened Leadership for a World that works” and is certain that a different future for all of humanity is possible, if humans wake up.

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24.07.2015 | 14:22

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Woman of the week

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This week, we dedicate this post to every woman and every girl who knows that education is her way to liberation.

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13.10.2014 | 14:22

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‘A recognition for neglected children’

0,,17987656_303,00Kailash Satyarthi has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against child labor. In an exclusive DW interview, the activist talks about the importance of the prize and plans to work alongside co-winner Malala.

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13.10.2014 | 14:02

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