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The fight against ‘instant’ divorce in India

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.

 

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26.05.2017 | 14:02

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“Talent has no boundaries”

Women have always featured in the news, at times as commodities, sometimes as art. But it is still rare for an immigrant woman to become the talk of the town for her entrepreneurial debut and leadership skills.

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16.05.2017 | 7:53

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Feminism, where did I find you?

(Men stand in heels and wait for the start of the Walk a Mile in her Shoes, event in St. Louis on June 8, 2013.)

This is not about me or Sara Ahmed or Audre Lorde. It is not the story of one woman, or two or three. It is about feminism. And there you go! I just lost a bunch of readers to that word.

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04.05.2017 | 14:52

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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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Changing education landscape of Pakistan

Seema Azis is one of the most prominent business leaders in South Asia. However, she is mostly known for her work in improving the education sector of Pakistan. Aziz runs more than 700 English medium schools in Pakistan for the underprivileged.

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08.03.2017 | 7:26

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