Search Results for Tag: poverty
The second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day in many countries. The feminist Ann Jarvis initiated it in the US in 1907 to honor her mother. But being a mom is a risk for many women all over the world.
Date12.05.2018 | 14:31
TagsAfghanistan, africa, China, East Africa, Education, malnutrition, mother, Mothers Index, poverty, Save the Children
Imagine this. Suddenly, one day you are accused of practicing witchcraft and are forced to live in isolation by society. You are accused of bewitching a neighbor’s child or of crop failure. You are forced to eat human excreta. Or you are tortured, attacked, doused with gasoline or beaten to death following the forced accusations.
Date24.04.2018 | 13:36
Tagsgender inequality, nepal, poverty, Preeti Shakya, supertitious, Violence against women, widow, witch, witchcraft, women, women's rights
In Mauritania, northwestern Africa, slavery is a fact of modern life. It’s estimated that 10-20 percent of the country’s 3.5 million people are still enslaved in a system rooted in ethnic discrimination. – Author: Robert Asher and Safa Faki
Date04.01.2018 | 14:52
Tagscaste, Discrimination, domestic ause, ethnic discrimination, Human rights, Mauritania, poverty, slavery, women's rights
A recent statement, Maneka Gandhi, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, says that marital rape cannot be applied to the Indian context. Her comments have raised many disturbing questions.
Date24.03.2016 | 15:33
Tagsdomestic violence, Education, empowering women, girls' rights, illiteracy, India, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi, marital rape, poverty, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights